Waterloo Region Generations
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Walter Carl "Wally" Litwiller

Male 1929 - 2009  (79 years)


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  • Name Walter Carl "Wally" Litwiller 
    Born 22 Dec 1929  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Wally Litwiller 
    Residence 1957  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51893 
    Died 26 Feb 2009  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I51893  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 

    Father Irvin Litwiller,   b. May 1904, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1957, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Barbara Kropf,   b. Aug 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2000, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 1928  [2
    Family ID F36132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Marie "Betty" Weber 
    Children 
     1. Michael Walter Litwiller
     2. Maureen Dale Litwiller
     3. Kim Marie Litwiller,   b. 29 Oct 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 2012  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F52429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rev. U. K. Weber performed the wedding ceremony in Stirling Ave. Mennonite Church Saturday which united in marriage his granddaughter, Elizabeth Marie Weber, and Mr. Walter Carl Litwiller. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Weber, R.R. 3, Kitchener, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Litwiller, Richmond Ave. White gladioli and asters decorated the church for the ceremony. Mrs. Richard Simmons, sister of the bride, sang " The Lord's Prayer" and "A Wedding Prayer." Organist was Miss Helen Weber. Entering the church with her father, the bride was gownes in slipper satin fashioned with a nylon lace yoke, lily-point sleeves and a full skirt extending into a train. Imported flowers held her nylon fingertip veil to her satin halo headdress. The bride carried a cascade of sweetheart roses and white feathered carnations and stephanotis. Miss Elaine Rohr was maid of honor. Her leaf green taffeta gown was styled with bouffant skirt, and the bertha collar formed brief sleeves. A halo had and mittens of self material complet- ed her costume. She carried a cascade of yellow talisman roses. Miss Sara Ann Weber was bridesmaid and Miss Evelyn Ann Weber, sister of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. Both were gowned in mauve taffeta which was styled similarily to the maid of honor's. Halo hats and mittens completed their ensembles. Both bridesmaids carried cascades of Queen Elizabeth roses. Mr. Manley Koch, Hilda Pl., performed the duties of best man. Mr. Walter Workentin, Waterloo, and Mr. Wilfred Erb, R.R. 2, Petersburg, were ushering. Eighty guests were received for dinner at the church by Mrs. Weber who chose for the occasion a Florida blue dress of faconne crepe with navy accessories. The bridegroom's mother wore a navy crepe dress and navy an light blue accessories. Mixed corsages with red roses were worn by both mothers. Mr. and Mrs. Litwiller travelled to Muskoka and other northern points for their wedding trip. The bride donned a powder blue ny- lon dress, navy accessories and pinned a white gardenia at her shoulder. She carried a pink shortie coat. The couple will reside at 24 Richmond Ave. Children

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      WALTER "WALLY" LITWILLER 1929 - 2009 Wally passed away suddenly, at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Thursday, February 26, 2009. He was 79. He is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth "Betty" (Weber), to whom he was married for 58 years. He is the loved and respected father of Michael Litwiller and his wife Janice of Waterloo, Kim and her husband Don Bowman of Toronto, Kevin Litwiller and his wife Sandra of Kitchener and Maureen Litwiller of Waterloo. Wally will be fondly remembered by his six grandchildren, Nicole and her husband James Hruden, Christopher Litwiller and Ellysia Turnbull, Rebecca Bowman and Joshua Bowman, Ruby and Sophie Litwiller and three great-granddaughters, Cianna, Gemma and Lila. Brother of Neil Litwiller and his wife Joyce, Arlene and her husband Walter Brenneman of Kitchener, and Ray Litwiller and his wife Carol of Waterloo. He was predeceased by his parents, Barbara (Kropf) and Irvin Litwiller. Wally was employed at Waterloo Printing for 30 years. In 1977 he became the owner and operated the business for an additional 17 years. He retired in 1994. He was an active member of Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church where he sang in the choir from the age of 17 until his last practice a week ago. He also sang in the Grand Philharmonic Choir and was a member of Westmount Golf and Country Club. A special place for Wally was the family cottage at Diamond Lake near Bancroft. Friends are invited to share their memories of Wally with his family at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King Street South, Waterloo on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Wally's life and faith will be held at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church in Kitchener on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Marilyn Rudy-Froese officiating. Immediately following the service, friends and relatives are invited to remain at the church for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. Following cremation, interment will take place at Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. Condolences for the family or donations to the Mennonite Central Committee or Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged through the funeral home, www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. In living memory of Wally, a donation to the Trees for Learning Program will be made by the funeral home.


      Waterloo Region Record 27 Feb 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Walter Litwiller - Feb. 27, 2009.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Irvin Littwiller - September 12, 1957.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1929 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 2009 - 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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