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

Oliver Nelson "Bus" Baker

Male 1918 - 1974  (56 years)


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  • Name Oliver Nelson "Bus" Baker 
    Born 24 Apr 1918  Granton, Biddulph Twp., Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW2 - RCAF 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-351440 
    Died 20 Sep 1974  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 24 Sep 1974  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I351440  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family ID F251821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Yvonne Gollnitz 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F251737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1974 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Sep 1974 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BAKER, Oliver Nelson (Bus)

      Of 100 Queen St. North, Kitchener, Ontario, passed away at the University of London, Ontario in his 56th year, Oliver Nelson (Bus) Baker, beloved husband of Ruth Gollnitz. Mr. Baker was born in Granton, Ontario and had lived all his life in the Preston-Kitchener area. He was Sales Manager for the Canadian General Towers of Galt. Past president of the Ontario Motor League Tri-County Automobile Club and second Vice President of the Ontario Motor League of Ontario; also member of the Twin City Masonic Lodge and veteran of the Second World War serving in the RCAF. Mr. Baker is also survived by two sisters, Frances (Mrs. Otto Siefert) of Galt and Nora (Mrs. Nyle Futher) of Kitchener. Mr. Baker was predeceased by his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Baker of Preston and one brother, William of Preston. Resting at the Barthel-Stager Funeral Home, corner Queen and Argyle Streets, Preston, where funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. by Dr. Finlay Stewart of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kitchener. Interment in Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 21 Sep 1974 pg 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Baker/ O. N. (Bus) Baker/ April 24, 1918/ September 20, 1974/ Beloved Husband Of/ Ruth Yvonne Gollnitz.