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

Walter Amos Keffer[1]

Male 1920 - 2001  (81 years)


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  • Name Walter Amos Keffer 
    Born 20 Apr 1920  Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1942  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-22681 
    Died 17 Nov 2001  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 21 Nov 2001  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22681  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Jeremiah "Jerry" Keffer,   b. 9 Oct 1888, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1954  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Hannah Catherine Schiedel,   b. 23 Jan 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1942, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1915  [1
    Family ID F5459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Laurene Margaret Hallman,   b. 22 Mar 1919, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F56123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nesta Marie Brown 
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F262109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KEFFER, Walter A.

      Suddenly, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, at Stratford General Hospital, Walter Keffer of Baden and formerly of Elliott Lake, Cambridge and New Dundee. He was born 81 years ago, in Kossuth (Waterloo township) near Breslau, a son of the late Jeremiah and Hannah (Schiedel) Keffer. Walter was a member of Faith Baptist Church, New Hamburg. He had owned and operated Keffer Plumbing & Sheet Metal, in New Dundee, for over 20 years. Walter was a past member of the board of directors of the Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club, a member of the Gideons and had volunteered over 500 hours in the remodeling of First Baptist Church, Elliott Lake. He loved reading his bible and enjoyed singing, woodworking and flying as his hobbies. Beloved husband of Nesta Marie (Brown) Adams, whom he married June 28, 1980; loving father of Joan and Elroy Good of New Dundee, Ruth and Doug Zimmerman of Cambridge, Douglas and Roseann Keller of Kitchener, Don and Pamela Adams of Nova Scotia, Wayne Adams of Cambridge, Mark and Nydie Adams of Cambridge; lovingly remembered by 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; dear brother of Edith and George Albrecht of London, Mary Kaczmarek of New Hamburg and Carl and Rande Keifer of Cambridge; also remembered by a number of sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Walter was predeceased by his first wife, Laurene Margaret Hallman and by a sister, Hannah and a brother, Gordon, both in infancy. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Wednesday, Nov. 21. 2001, transfer will be made to Faith Baptist Church, 150 Hamilton Rd., New Hamburg, for the funeral service, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Gary McNitt and Pastor Tom Crerar officiating. Burial to follow at 3 p.m., at Memory Gardens, Breslau.

      The Record 19 Nov 2001 pg B9

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Hannah Schield - March 5, 1942.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1920 - Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1942 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 2001 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Nov 2001 - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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