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

Ralph Edwin Koch[1, 2]

Male 1895 - 1975  (79 years)


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  • Name Ralph Edwin Koch 
    Born 16 Feb 1895  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Well driller 
    Religion 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1961  128 King St. N., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-53749 
    Died 13 Jan 1975  [5
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I53749  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Menno Koch,   b. 19 Jul 1870, Conestogo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Annie Ritter,   b. 14 Apr 1873, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F13900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Elidia Snyder,   b. 28 Oct 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mildred Lucille Koch,   b. 14 Dec 1920,   d. 12 Nov 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Shirley Eleanor Koch,   b. 17 Aug 1923,   d. 9 Mar 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Muriel Pearl Koch
     4. Dorothy Koch
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F56028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KOCH, Ralph E. -- At St. Mary's Hospital, on Monday, Jan. 13, 1975, after a brief illness Ralph Edwin Koch, of 128 King St. N., Waterloo, age 79 years. Mr. Koch was born in Conestoga; a son of the late Menno Koch and the former Anna Ritter. Mr. Koch was a resident of the Twin City area all his life; he farmed near Winterbourne, operated a well drilling company and founded and operated Koch Milling Company located on Queen St. S. in Kitchener until it was sold and is now known as the Kissner Milling Company.

      He was predeceased by his wife the former Eleanor Snyder in 1961; by two sisters, Mrs. Alberta Donnely and Erma Koch; surviving are four daughters, Mildred (Mrs. Howard Snyder), Shirley (Mrs. Roy Weber), both of Kitchener, Muriel (Mrs. Eric Misch) and Dorothy, Mrs. Robert Ruggle), both of Waterloo;

      four sisters, Pearl (Mrs H.K. Kalbfleisch) of London, Ont., Clara (Mrs. Frank Moralt) of Elgin Ill, Mrs. Alma Bergman and Edna (Mrs. William Asmussen), both of Kitchener; by five brothers Wilfred of Waterloo, Fred of Hamilton, Marshal of Wasaga Beach, Kenneth of Kincardine and Hary of California; five grandchildren also survive, Elizabeth Snyder, Mrs. Susan Callan, Philip and Mark Weber, and Robbie Ruggie.

      Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, after 7 p.m. tonight; funeral service in the chapel Thursday at 2 p.m., with Rev. C. E. Hunking and Rev. Arthur Walsh officiating. Interment Woodland cemetery Kitchener.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 14 Jan 1975

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Menno Koch.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Anna Ritter - Koch.

    3. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-2 page 2.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Division 2 (Bloomingdale) Page 8.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Ralph E. Koch - 14 Jan 1975.

    6. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 9.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1895 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Well driller - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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