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

Oscar Wahl

Male 1885 - 1948  (62 years)


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  • Name Oscar Wahl 
    Born 17 Jul 1885  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Elmira, Waterloo Region Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Salesman, Hardware 
    Religion 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Employer 1948  Otto's Men's Furnishing Store, Elmira, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25622 
    Died 11 Jun 1948  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I25622  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Baltasar G. Wahl,   b. 10 Jan 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1893, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Margaret Hollinger,   b. 5 Jan 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1926, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F6664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Renata Elizabeth Weissmiller,   b. 25 Jul 1887, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1965, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1943  [5, 7
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F46361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jul 1885 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Elmira, Waterloo Region Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Salesman, Hardware - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - 1948 - Otto's Men's Furnishing Store, Elmira, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 11 Jun 1948 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Oscar Wahl, 62 died suddenly Friday afternoon at his home, 12 South Street. Death was due to a heart attack.

      Mr. Wahl was born in Elmira July 17, 1885, at the son of the late Balthaser Wahl and Margaret Hollinger.

      Mr. Wahl was employed at Otto's Men's Furnishing Store, Elmira until the January fire. Since then he was agent for the K-W Insulating Co., and also a washing machine company. He was an active member of Elmira Community Service Club for many years. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

      He is survived by his widow, the former Mrs. Renata Strome whom he married at Elmira July 12, 1943. A step-son, Clare Strome of Elmira, two grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Jury, Elmira, and Miss Nettie Wahl, Waterloo, also survive.

      Private funeral service was held Monday at 2: 30 pm at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, followed by a public service in St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Rev. F. Malinsky officiated. Burial was in Elmira Cemetery.


      Elmira Signet 17 Jun 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B Page 1.

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 1.

    3. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      In Loving Memory/ Oscar Wahl/ 1885-1948/ At Rest.

    4. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 1.

    5. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Oscar Wahl - 17 Jun 1948.

    6. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 36.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obitaury of Mrs. Renata Elizabeth Wahl - Feb 10 1965 pg 17.