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

Walter Edward Kieswetter

Male 1917 - 1970  (53 years)


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  • Name Walter Edward Kieswetter 
    Born 1917  Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1921  17 St. Ledger St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-325070 
    Died 1970  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I325070  Generations
    Last Modified 31 May 2021 

    Father John Robert Kieswetter,   b. 26 Jul 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Lilianna "Lilly" "Lillian" Voll,   b. 1 Jan 1896, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 18 May 1915  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mae Violet Finnegan,   b. CA 1916,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Jun 1940  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Bryan Kieswetter
     2. Robert Kieswetter
     3. Janet Kieswetter,   d. Feb 2016
     4. Sharon Kieswetter
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F267240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Walter Edward Kieswetter of 168 Lincoln Rd., Waterloo, President of Kieswetter Cartage and Excavating Co. Ltd., died Sunday at K-W Hospital after a brief illness. He was 52. Born in Bamberg, he lived in the Twin City area all his life. He was elected president of the firm in 1953 after the retirement of his father, John R., founder and former president of the firm for more than 40 years., He was a member of St. Agnes RC Church, Waterloo, a charter member of Father Spetz Council of Waterloo Knights of Columbus, a member of Father Funchen General Assembly of the 4th degree Knights of Columbus, the K-W Press Club, the Waterloo Club and the Waterloo Kinsmen Club. His mother, the former Lillian Voll, died in 1953. Surviving are his father, his wife, the former Mae Violet Finnegan, whom he married in Kitchener June 22, 1940; two sons, Bryan of Waterloo and Robert of Paradise Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Bruce (Janet) Rich of Waterloo and Mrs. Robert (Sharon) Conaway of Preston; five brothers, John F., Harold and Jerome, all of Waterloo, and George and Clarence, both of Kitchener; a sister, Mrs. Russel (Irene) Kuehner of Kitchener and seven grandchildren. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited Tuesday at 8 pm, followed by a Scripture service at 8: 30 pm by Father Funchen General Assembly of the 4th degree Knights of Columbus. Prayers will be said at the funeral home Wednesday at 9: 30 am, followed by removal to St. Agnes RC Church for funeral mass at 10 am with Rev. Joachim Gringel officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 25 Page 14.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Walter Edward Kieswetter.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1917 - Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jun 1940 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1970 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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