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

Dr. Philip Andrew Voelker[1]

Male 1912 - 1995  (83 years)


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  • Name Philip Andrew Voelker 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 1912  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Honoured Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial Flower Garden in Waterloo Park named for him 
    Military WW2 - Squadron Leader - Commanding Office of Convalescent Hospital 
    Residence 36 Young St. W., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1921  754 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-20804P 
    Died 16 May 1995  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Sundridge, Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20804  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Albert Winkler Voelker,   b. 8 Mar 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1967, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mathilda Louise "Louise" Vogelsang,   b. 16 May 1885, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F25223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Viva Gertrude "Curly" MacDonald,   b. 7 Jul 1915, Carlyle, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 2017, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Lou Voelker
     2. Margaret Voelker
     3. Linda Jane Voelker
     4. Cameron Andrew "Cam" Voelker,   b. 6 Jun 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2017, Squamish, , British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F43782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • VOELKER, Dr. Philip Andrew - Died peacefully, on Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre, age 82 years, of Waterloo. He was born in Kitchener and graduated in medicine in 1938 from the University of Toronto. He started general practice in Waterloo in 1940 and served as Medical Officer of Health in Waterloo for 27 years. He was president of K-W Academy of Medicine and was honored by the Academy for his community services. The Ontario Medical Association presented him with the Glenn Sawyer Award. He was a member of First United Church, Waterloo. He served four years in the Canadian Air Force during the Second World War as a Squadron Leader and then Commanding Officer of Convalesc-ent Hospital. Son of the late Albert and Louise Voelker. Husband of Curly; father of Mary Lou and her husband Dr. Jim Israel of Waterloo, Linda Voelker of London, Ont., Cam Voelker and his wife Kim and Margaret Voelker, all of Waterloo; grandfather of 10 grand-children and two great-grand-children. Also remembered by his cousin, Isabel Voelker of Winnipeg. Predeceased by one brother, Charles and one sister, Margaret McEachren. A memorial service for Dr. Voelker will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at First United Church, Waterloo, Rev. Judy Keenan.Harris officiating. Cremation.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert W. Voelker.

    2. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 19 Page 23.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1912 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - Memorial Flower Garden in Waterloo Park named for him - - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 36 Young St. W., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1995 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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