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

Warden Simon Andreas Ditner

Male 1887 - 1969  (82 years)


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  • Name Simon Andreas Ditner 
    Prefix Warden 
    Born 5 Jan 1887  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Elected Office 1945  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve/Mayor 
    Elected Office 1945  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94624232 
    Name Simon Andrew Ditner 
    Residence 1945  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80596P 
    Died 16 Aug 1969  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Saint Agatha Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I80596  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Ignatius B. "Ignaz" Ditner,   b. 3 Feb 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1937, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Caroline F. Dietrich,   b. 9 Jun 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1878  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F20946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina Catherine "Ruth" Ruth,   b. 15 Apr 1886, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1971  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1913  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Joseph Ditner,   b. 19 Sep 1914, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1998  (Age 83 years)
     2. Clarence Edward Ditner,   b. 13 Jun 1916, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1999, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Anna Mary Ditner,   b. 3 Apr 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2014, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     4. Sister Leona "Ruth" Ditner,   b. 19 Nov 1919, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 2015, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. Sargeant Hubert Laurence Ditner,   b. 3 Jul 1921,   d. 5 Jan 1945, , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     6. Roselia Caroline Ditner,   b. 16 Dec 1924, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Simon William Ditner,   b. 19 Jun 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1987  (Age 60 years)
     8. Edna Ditner
     9. Stanley L. Ditner,   b. 8 Feb 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1959  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F43707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Simon Ditner
    Simon Ditner
    St. Agatha Orphanage [Published] | the Waterloo Digital Library. (2018). Digital.library.uwaterloo.ca. Retrieved 4 January 2018, from https://digital.library.uwaterloo.ca/islandora/object/uwdl%3Aef3fc977-6051-4c79-998a-29a7db6d5c00

  • Notes 
    • Simon Andrew Ditner

      Simon Andrew Ditner of St. Agatha died on Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. He was 82.

      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius Ditner he was born in St. Agatha, Jan 5, 1887. He farmed at Petersburg for many years and retired to St. Agatha in October, 1953.

      He served 19 years in municipal politics as reeve and deputy reeve of Wilmot Township, and was warden of Waterloo County in 1945. He was a member of various county boards and committees.

      He was an honorary member of the Waterloo Knights of Columbus council. A member of St. Agatha RC Church, he was on the Council of Catholic Men.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Christina Ruth, whom he married March 31, 1913, in Elmira; three sons, Clarence of St. Agatha, Walter of Waterloo Township and Simon of St. Agatha; four daughters, Mrs. Cecil (Anna) Kennedy and Mrs. Harry (Roselia) Knipfel, both of Petersburg, Sister Ruth at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, and Edna of Toronto; five brothers, Linus, Edward and William, all of St. Agatha, Ignatius of Kitchener and Louis of Hamilton; two sisters, Mrs. Michael (Mary) Straus of Kitchener and Mrs. Joseph (Carrie) Ruth of Elmira; 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

      New Hamburg Independent, August 20, 1969

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 9.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, S., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, S. (1887). Simon Andreas Ditner (1887-1969) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 16 September 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94624232/simon-andreas-ditner.

    3. [S1886] Military - Canada - Second World War Service Files Canadian Armed Forces War Dead.
      Ditner, Hubert Laurence 23 years Birthdate: 1921 Jul 3 Died: 1945 Jan 5 Rank: Sergeant Unit: 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.I.C. Force: Army Service Number: A104433 Additional Details son of Simon & Christina Ditner of Petersburg, Ontario

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Ignatius Ditner Born: Wilmot Age: 21 Born: abt 1857 Father: Ignatius Ditner Mother: Barbara Ditner Spouse: Caroline Dietrich Age: 21 Born: abt 1857 born: Wilmot Father: Theobald Dietrich Mother: Maria Eva Dietrich married 29 Apr 1878 married: Waterloo, St. Agatha

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1887 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Mar 1913 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve/Mayor - 1945 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1945 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Aug 1969 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Agatha Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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