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

Walter J. Lorch[1, 2, 3]

Male 1900 - 1951  (51 years)


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  • Name Walter J. Lorch 
    Born 20 Feb 1900  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1920  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-55503 
    Died 28 Mar 1951  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 31 Mar 1951  St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I55503  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Albert W. Lorch,   b. 1 Feb 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1940, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Marie Oswald,   b. 8 Jan 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1936, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1882  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F14374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Albert W. Lorch,   b. 1 Feb 1861, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1940, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F267244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia Matilda Snyder,   b. Sep 1902, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Rev. Albert Lorch,   b. 1925,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ronald Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Kathleen Lorch,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Shirley Lorch
     5. Wilfred Lorch,   b. 1931,   d. 16 Oct 1996, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F41261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Walter Lorch - By Record Correspondent - ELMIRA, March 28 - Walter Lorch, 51, of 52 Centre St., Elmira, died today at the K-W Hospital following a short illness. Born in Woolwich Township, Feb. 20, 1900, he was the youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lorch. He was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira, and a member of the church council. Surviving, besides his wife the former Sylvia Snyder, are three sons, Albert, Wilfred and Ronald, all of Elmira; two daughters, Mrs. H. S. (Kathleen) Allen. Hanover, and Miss Shirley, Elmira; two brothers, Henry and Charles and three sisters Mrs. Carrie Hett; Mrs. Mary Dreisinger and Mrs. Emma Adamson. One grandchild also survives. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church in Elmira with Dr. H. T. Lehmann, president of Waterloo College and Seminary, officiating. Interment will be made at the Elmira Lutheran Cemetery. The body will rest at the Dreisinger Funeral Parlor until 1 pm Saturday at which time removal will be made to the church. Friends are requested to pay respects prior to the service.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Levi Snyder.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Wilfred "Willie" Lorch.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert W. Lorch.

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-4 Page 6.

    5. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 1.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Walter Lorch.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Matilda Lorch Westfall - 23 Feb 1921.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Albert Lorch Born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Age: 21 Father: Charles Lorch Mother: Anna Cath Wild Born: abt 1861 Spouse: Ann Mary Oswald Age: 20 born: Woolwich Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Father: Michael B Oswald Mother: Phillipina Brown Oswald married 14 Nov 1882 Elmira

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 23 Nov 1882.
      14 Nov 1882 Albert Lorch and Mary Oswald, both of Woolwich, were married by Pastor A.R. Schultz in Elmira.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1900 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1951 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Mar 1951 - St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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