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

Walter A. Schafer

Male 1900 - 1979  (78 years)


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  • Name Walter A. Schafer 
    Born 5 Nov 1900  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Employer Cluett and Peabody Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1979  12 Brock St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-70949 
    Died 28 Jul 1979  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I70949  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father William Alexander Schafer,   b. Aug 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Louise Marie Kraehling,   b. 27 Mar 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1898  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F26968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Yetta Victoria Berlet,   b. 22 Jun 1896, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F45547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SCHAFER, Walter -- At St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, On Saturday, July 28, 1979, as the result of a heart attack, age 79 years, Walter Schafer, of 12 Brock St., Kitchener. A member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and former treasurer of the Sunday School; credit union manager of Cluett and Peabody Limited; Secretary- treasurer for the past 25 years of the Kitchener-Waterloo Musical Society Band. An active member of the Lawn Bowling League. Son of the late Alex Schafer and Louisa Kraehling. Surviving is his wife, the former Yetta Berlet; two daughters, Mary (Mrs. John Siegner) of Waterloo and Kathryn (Mrs. Jim Wesson) of Owen Sound; one brother, Wilfred of Dunnville and two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Doering and Largetta (Mrs. Vincent Arnold), both of Kitchener; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home, 51 Benton St., Kitchener, until noon on Tuesday, when transfer will be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church for funeral service at 2 p.m., Rev. Harold Brill officiating. Interment to follow in Memory Gardens.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 30 Jul 1979

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 3.

    2. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 10.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Walter Schafer - 30 Jul 1979.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014748-98.
      William A. SCHAEFER, 25, farmer, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, s/o Wm SCHAEFER & Susanne HOFFMANN married Louise Maria KRAEHLING, 26, Waterloo Twp, Waterloo Twp, d/o John KRAEHLING & (blank) KILLER, witn Ezra C. SCHAEFER & Kathie KRAEHLING both of Waterloo Twp, 27 December 1898 in Waterloo.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1900 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - Cluett and Peabody Ltd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1979 - 12 Brock St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 28 Jul 1979 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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