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

Florence Elizabeth Schaefer

Female 1910 - 1993  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Florence Elizabeth Schaefer 
    Born Mar 1910  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Florence Elizabeth Knell 
    Residence 138 Stirling Ave. N., Kitchener Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-33220 
    Died 31 Jul 1993  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I33220  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father John D. Schaefer,   b. Aug 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara Holzwarth,   b. Jan 1875, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F185640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Frederick Knell,   b. 5 Feb 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1998, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1935 
    Children 
     1. Sandra E. Knell,   b. 16 Nov 1936,   d. 15 May 1995  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F28244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knell, Florence Elizabeth - It is with sadness that the family of Florence Knell announces her passing on Monday, July 31, 1995, Florence Knell, of Kitchener, in her 86th year.

      Loving wife of Fred Knell Sr. whom she married 60 years ago. Devoted mother of Virginia Davis of London, Ont. and Fred Jr. and his wife Georgia of Waterloo. Florence was a very special grandma to her 7 grandchildren and one great-gradndaughter. Survived by her sister, Edna Dietz.

      Florence was an active member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener.

      Relatives and friends will be received at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be conducted in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Friday Aug. 4, 1995 at 1 p.m., Rev. Donald Pond officiating. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener.

      Donations to the Waterloo Epilepsy Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, would be appreciatted by the family.

      "Florence was a warm and caring person and will be missed by all those who knew her.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2 Aug 1993

  • Sources 
    1. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 41 Page 2.

    2. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      In loving memory of/ Knell/ J. Frederick/ Knell/ 1910-1998/ Florence E./ Schaefer / 1910-1995/ their daughter/ Sandra E. Berlet/ Nov. 16, 1936/ May 15, 1993

    3. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Florence E. Schaefer - 2 Aug 1995.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Florence Elizabeth Knell - 2 Aug 1993.

    5. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Fred Knell Sr. - 13 Mar 1998.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1910 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 138 Stirling Ave. N., Kitchener Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1993 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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