Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Stanley Michael Deckert

Male 1925 - 2002  (76 years)


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  • Name Stanley Michael Deckert 
    Born 8 Dec 1925  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office 1973  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wellesley - councillor 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-190199 
    Died 10 Mar 2002  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I190199  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Michael Clayton Dechert,   b. 21 Feb 1896, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Violet Livingston,   b. 1900, Carlisle, East Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1949  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1920  Carlisle, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F54179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Dorothy Harber,   b. 13 Jun 1925 
    Married 10 Mar 2002 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F54180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Stan Deckert was born in 1925 and raised on a farm on the edge of Linwood in the Township of Wellesley. Throughout his life, Deckert was highly respected for his dedication and commitment to community service and volunteerism.

      In both work and service, Deckert's extensive civic involvement included long-term leadership roles with the Linwood Lion's Club, Linwood Park Board and Linwood Snofest. In addition to these organizations he was a volunteer fireman with the Linwood Fire Brigade for 26 years, serving 15 of those years as Fire Chief. Deckert also served as Linwood's representative on the Wellesley Township Council from 1973 to 1998.

      Any initiative brought forward by Deckert always had the best interests of the community at heart. He helped realize a Community Centre in the 1960s, a baseball diamond, fundraising dances, space for a fire hall and library, a sister-city initiative with Linwood, Michigan, and numerous grant requests for recreation projects.

      In athletics, Deckert was a valuable hockey and ball player playing on teams both in Linwood and Wellesley. During the 1940s and 1950s his team celebrated many championships. After his years of playing sports Deckert coached many young men's baseball teams. He was also instrumental in twice getting a proper ball diamond with lighting for the community.

      Through his lifetime, Deckert was honoured with a Certificate of Merit from the Government of Canada, the Melvin Jones Fellowship for Dedicated Humanitarian Service, and the Canada 125 Anniversary Commemorative Medal for significant contributions to his community.

      Past and Present Inductees. (2017). Waterlooregionmuseum.ca. Retrieved 26 June 2017, from https://www.waterlooregionmuseum.ca/en/exhibits/past-and-present-inductees.aspx

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1925 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Wellesley - councillor - 1973 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 2002 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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