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Wilhelm John "Bill" "William" Dietz

Wilhelm John "Bill" "William" Dietz

Male 1898 - 1982  (84 years)

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  • Name Wilhelm John "Bill" "William" Dietz 
    Born 27 Mar 1898  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Tin Smith, Tin Shop 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lutheran 
    Board of Trade 1952  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wellesley Board of Trade 1952
    Wellesley Board of Trade 1952
    Name Bill Dietz 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-52034 
    Died 15 May 1982  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52034  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father George Dietz,   b. 14 Apr 1851, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1929, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Anna Gela Quehl,   b. 11 Mar 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1877  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Margaret Schmidt,   b. 11 Jul 1904, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Dietz
     2. Elizabeth "Betty" Dietz
     3. Williiam Dietz, Jr.,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Dietz
     5. Elizabeth Dietz
     6. Robert "Bob" Dietz
     7. Ruth Elaine Dietz,   b. 1927,   d. 9 Jun 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. William G. "Bill" Dietz,   b. 20 Oct 1928, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 2007, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F34075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DIETZ, William John - On Saturday, May 15, 1982, at his home, William John Dietz Sr., of Nithview Home, New Hamburg, formerly of Wellesley. Mr. Dietz was born in Wellesley, 84 years ago; son of the late George Dietz and the late Anna Quehl. William was a member of St. Paul's First Lutheran Church, where he served on church council for many years and was also a former member of the Lutheran Layman's League, he was a charter and life member of the Wellesley District Board of Trade, was also a former member of the village council and was a former schoolboard trustee, he was a tin smith by trade and was employed at Zettel's Hardware for 55 years, retiring in 1965. Beloved father of Robert and William Jr., both of Wellesley and Elizabeth (Mrs. Hary (sic) Berlet)and Ruth (Mrs. Murray Leitch), both of Kitchener and Harry (Mrs. William G. Cook) of RR 1, Gadshill. Lovingly remembered by 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Margaret Schmidt, October 27, 1972 and also by three brothers and three sisters. Funeral service was held at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, with Rev. Doug Priestao officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Futher Bros. funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

      New Hamburg Independent - 26 May 1982, Page 21

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 14.

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

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 7.

    4. [S2645] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of William John Dietz - 26 May 1982, Page 21.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1898 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Apr 1924 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1982 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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