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

Aaron W. Zehr[1]

Male 1902 - 1993  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Aaron W. Zehr 
    Born Jul 1902  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1975  Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-38055 
    Died 4 May 1993  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I38055  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Rev. Christian S. Zehr,   b. 25 Dec 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1938  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Magdelena Wagler,   b. 18 May 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1928, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1886  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F9969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine "Katie" Leis,   b. Mar 1906, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1999  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Stanley Zehr
     2. Gerald Zehr
     3. Joanne Zehr
     4. Paul Zehr
     5. Grace Zehr,   d. 2011, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ruth Miriam Zehr
     7. Rhoda Doreen Zehr
     8. Mary Magdalene Zehr,   b. 1924,   d. 1 Jan 2008, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Harold Zehr,   b. 1926,   d. 1970  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F232943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1902 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1975 - Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1993 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ZEHR, Aaron W. - Died peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, at his residence, 247 Franklin St. N, Kitchener, age 90 years. He farmed in the Wellesley area until retiring. Son of the late Christian and Mattie Zehr; husband of the former Catherine Leis; father of Mary Zehr of Owen Sound, Stan and his wife Laurene, Gerald and his wife Betty, Joanne Grischow and her husband Doug, Paul and his wife Ginger, all of Kitchener, Grace Lizmore of London, Ruth Yantzi and her husband Wayne of Shakespeare and Rhoda Baechler and her husband Glen of Windsor. Survived by a daughter-in-law, Laurene Zehr of Zurich. Grandfather of 23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one sister, Mary Erb; one son Harold and a grandson Parry Zehr. Mr. Zehr's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, today (Wednesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held Thursday at 10: 30 a.m. at Kitchener Gospel Temple. Rev. Bruce Brodrecht officiating. Interment Parkview Cemetery. Waterloo. Memorial contributions to the Calcutta Mission of Mercy (Mark Buntain) or the CNIB would be appreciated.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 5 May 1993

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 19, 1928 - Obituary of Mattie Wagler.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 5.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Aaron W. Zehr - 5 May 1993.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Alice (Leis) Hendry - 2 Apr 1975.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 21, 1938 - Obituary of Christian Zehr.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Christian Zehr Born: Wilmot Township Age: 21 Father: Christian Zehr Mother: Veronica Zehr Born: abt 1865 Spouse: Magdalena Wagle Age: 21 born: Wilmot Township Father: Christian Wagle Mother: Magdalena Wagle married 26 Jan 1886 married: Waterloo