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

Lena Elizabeth Degen

Female 1898 - 1969  (70 years)


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  • Name Lena Elizabeth Degen 
    Born 30 Dec 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Lena Elizabeth Shilling 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-352970 
    Died 3 May 1969  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 May 1969  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I352970  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Thomas William Shilling,   b. 1902, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1920  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F252354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Dec 1898 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1920 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1969 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 May 1969 - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Thomas Shilling

      Mrs. Thomas Shilling of 72 Troy St., died Saturday at the home of her daughter in Breslau after a brief illness. She was 71. The former Lena Degen, she was born Dec. 30, 1898 in Kitchener, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Degen and had lived in Kitchener all her life. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Saviour, Waterloo, the Eastern Star, Waterloo Chapter 232, the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 50 and the ladies auxiliary of the Kitchener fire department. Her husband predeceased in 1964. Surviving are three sons. William W., Kitchener; Robert K. and John E., both of Waterloo; one daughter, Mrs. Jacob (Lillian) Heer, Breslau; one brother, Harry Degen, Kitchener and nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by five brothers and one sister. The body will be at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home until 2: 30 p.m. Wednesday when removal will be made to the Church of the Holy Saviour, Waterloo, where Rev. Denton Massey will conduct the service at 3 p.m. Friends are asked to pay their respects at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memory Gardens. The Order of the Eastern Star, Waterloo Chapter 232 will hold a memorial service for Mrs. Shilling at the funeral home at 8 p.m. today.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 5 May 1969 pg 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Lena Elizabeth Degen Date of Birth:30 Dec 1898 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Charles Degen Mother's name:Maggie Michel

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Lena Degen Age:21 Birth Year:abt 1899 Birth Place:Kitchener, Ontario Marriage Date:3 Jan 1920 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Charles Degen Mother:Margarat Michell Spouse:Thomas William Shilling