Waterloo Region Generations
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Michael Clayton Dechert

Michael Clayton Dechert

Male 1896 - 1949  (52 years)

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  • Name Michael Clayton Dechert 
    Born 21 Feb 1896  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW2 - Royal Canadian Signal Corps 
    Name Clayton Dechert 
    Religion 1911  Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-50948 
    Died 20 Jan 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I50948  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father John Dechert,   b. 12 Jan 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Fredericka Stricker,   b. 13 Aug 1860, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F5653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Livingston,   b. 1900, Carlisle, East Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1949  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1920  Carlisle, Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helen Dechert
     2. Stanley Michael Deckert,   b. 8 Dec 1925, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F54179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Clayton Decket
    Clayton Decket
    station master at Linwood, Ontario about 1928. image from Mabel Friedman

  • Notes 
    • Clayton Deckert

      ELMIRA, Jan. 21 - The death of Clayton Michael Deckert, 52, of Linwood, occurred at the K-W Hospital yesterday.

      The son of Mrs. John Deckert, Sa., R.R. 1, Linwood, and the late John Deckert, he was born in Linwood, Feb. 21, 1896. He was an operator for the CPR for many years with stations at Streetsville, Toronto and Orangeville.

      In 1939 he enlisted with the Royal Canadian Signal Corps and was stationed at Fort McMurray, Alta., as radio technician. Since his discharge in 1945 he had made his home with his mother. His wife, the former Violet Livingstone, predeceased him in 1926.

      Surviving is one son Stanley, Linwood, and one daughter, Helen, of Hamilton; one granddaughter; five brothers, Simon, Jack, Fred, Robert and Louis, all of Linwood; four sisters, Mrs. Irene Hergenroder, Buffalo; Mrs. Adam Hahn, Heidelberg; Mrs. John Rooney, St. Mary's; Mrs. Rebecca Bartley, Linwood.

      The body is resting at the residence, RR 1, Linwood, where a private service will be held Monday at 2 pm, followed by a public service at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Linwood. Interment will be made in the church cemetery. Rev. Walter Goss will officiate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-5 Page 10.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 12 Page 9.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1896 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jun 1920 - Carlisle, Wentworth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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