Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Frederick Christian "Fred" Luft

Frederick Christian "Fred" Luft

Male 1897 - 1966  (69 years)

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  • Name Frederick Christian "Fred" Luft 
    Born 17 Feb 1897  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private, 118th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Service #751677 
    Name Freddie Luft 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Clerk, ? 
    Residence 28 Spring St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1921  28 Spring St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1933  109 Mansion St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1962  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1966  665 Frederick St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-32494 
    Died 3 Aug 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I32494  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Julius Luft,   b. 12 May 1870, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Susanna Henrietta Hopp,   b. 13 Jan 1869, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1940  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F8464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Ida Hiller,   b. 11 Nov 1891, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1933, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Luft,   b. 1923,   d. 1923  (Age 0 years)
     2. Donald Luft,   b. 30 Oct 1924,   d. 23 Dec 1992  (Age 68 years)
     3. Esther Marie Luft,   b. 23 Jan 1926,   d. 3 Feb 2019, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F24864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hilda Ernestina Witte,   b. 28 Feb 1905, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992  (Age 86 years) 
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F52798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fred Christian Luft
    Fred Christian Luft
    from KPL

  • Notes 
    • Frederick C. Luft

      Frederick C. Luft, 69, of 665 Frederick St. died Wednesday at St. Mary's Hospital after a lengthy illness.

      Born Feb. 17, 1897 in Kitchener, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Julius Luft, and was a purchasing agent in the textile division of Dominion Rubber Co. Ltd. for 47 years before retiring four years ago. He was a member of the 118th Battalion in the First World War and of St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

      He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Hilda Witte; a son, Donald, and a daughter, Esther, both of Kitchener; two brothers, Charles, Kitchener, and Edward, St. Thomas; one sister, Mrs. Norman (Martha) Hett, Kitchener, and one grandchild.

      The body is at the Gruhn Funeral Home until Saturday at 11 a.m. when removal will be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church for a funeral service at 1 p.m. Rev. Dr. Henry W. Opperman will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter's cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 14.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 20 Page 12.

    3. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 12.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93132838/lu.

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Julius Luft Born: Canada Age: 22 Father: Henry Luft Mother: Phillipoena Hanser Luft Born: abt 1871 Spouse: Susannah Henrietta Hopp Age: 24 born: Canada Father: Frederick Hopp Mother: Fredericka Louisa Gratz Hopp married 3 Apr 1893

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1897 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk, ? - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jun 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1962 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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