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

Raymond Harvey "Tyke" Sherk[1]

Male 1932 - 2001  (68 years)


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  • Name Raymond Harvey "Tyke" Sherk 
    Born 15 Nov 1932  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    councillor - Ayr 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338859 
    Died 25 Sep 2001  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Sep 2001  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I338859  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Melvin Sherk,   b. 5 Jan 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1981, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" Brown,   b. 28 Nov 1903, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F247506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Sanderson McAllister,   b. 4 Nov 1932,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Sep 1960 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F247861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1932 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - councillor - Ayr - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Sep 2001 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Raymond (Tyke) Sherk - Raymond Harvey (Tyke) Sherk of Ayr, passed away at Willett Hospital, Paris, on Tuesday, September 25th, 2001. He was in his 69th year. Born in Galt, he was a son of the late Melvin Sherk and Mary Elizabeth Brown. He grew up on the Sherk farm, 11th Concession of Blenheim, west of Greenfield. In his younger years, Tyke was a heavy equipment operator and worked on several pipeline projects in Ontario and Western Canada. He subsequently joined the family business, Sherk Sales and Service, and sold Case and David Brown farm equipment. Later, prior to retiring, he drove truck for Drumbo Transport and J. and R. Hall in Ayr. An avid antique tractor enthusiast, Tyke was an executive member of Historical Shows Association, Central Ontario, which sponsors the yearly historical show in Paris. He was a former Ayr councillor. Dear husband of Joan McAllister; beloved father of Sandra Sherk of Preston, Janice and Jim Jackson of Ayr, Barbara and Gordon Black of Paris; loved grandfather of Rachel and Aiden; dear brother of Margaret and Bill Makins of Bayfield, Jim and Gail Sherk of Ayr, Liz and John Kostuik of Baltimore, Esther Mitchell of Paris and brother-in-law of Phyllis Sherk of Ayr; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Doug, Bill and by infant brother David William. Rested at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home. Funeral service was conducted by Rev. Fred Hagle at Knox United Church, Ayr, on Friday. Interment Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Oct 3 2001 pg 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Melvin Sherk.