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

Joan Viola Wismer

Female 1934 - 1995  (60 years)


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  • Name Joan Viola Wismer 
    Born 25 Sep 1934  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Joan Viola Sherk 
    Occupation John Watson Company, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    worked - John Watson Company 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338684 
    Died 2 Apr 1995  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338684  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Elmer Bechtel Wismer,   b. 1903, Wilmot Centre, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1978, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Maude Frances Robertson,   b. Nov 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 31 Dec 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F247808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Oliver "Bill" Sherk,   b. 27 Mar 1935, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1997, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1963  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Donna Lynn Sherk
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F247788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. William Sherk - RR #3, Ayr resident, Joan Viola Sherk, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener on Sunday, April 2, 1995 while in her 61st year. Mrs. Sherk was born in Kitchener and was the daughter of the late Maud (Robertson) and the late Elmer Wismer. She moved to Ayr in 1964 shortly after her marriage to Bill Sherk. At various times she was employed at John Watson Manufacturing, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Ayr Feed and Supply and was also a member of Knox United Church. In addition to her husband, Bill Sherk, she is survived by her daughter Donna and her husband, Gregg Forte; three grandchildren Gregory, Rose and Mamie Forte, all of Cambridge; and by her sister Merdith and her husband Hank Lawrence of Wroxeter. Mrs. Sherk was also predeceased by her brother Gerald. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 273 Northumberland Street, Ayr on Saturday, April 8 at 1: 30 p.m. Reverend Fred Hagle of Knox United Church to officiate.

      The Ayr News Apr 5 1995 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Sherk/ [Wedding rings] Oct. 19, 1963/ William O./ (Bill)/ Mar. 27, 1935/ Oct. 18, 1995/ Joan V./ Wismer/ Sept. 25, 1931/ Apr. 2, 1995/ Beloved parents of Donna

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Elmer Bechtel Bechtel Wismer Age: 19 Birth Date: abt 1902 Birth Place: Baden, Ontario Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1921 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Orphen Wismer Mother: Sarah Bechtel Spouse: Maude Frances Robertson Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1902 Spouse Birth Place: Paris Ontario Spouse Father: Alexander Robertson Spouse Mother: Maude Smith

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1934 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1963 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1995 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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