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

Oliver Henry Hiller[1]

Male 1897 - 1967  (70 years)


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  • Name Oliver Henry Hiller 
    Born 11 May 1897  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion / 4th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Service #730739 
    • poor health due to war injuries forced him to retire. 11th Battalion and served overseas in the First World War and was injured at Vimy Ridge in 1918.
    Residence New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Residence New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1926  116 Weber St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85838 
    Died 2 Dec 1967  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I85838  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Father John H. Hiller,   b. 25 Jul 1871, Willershausen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1958  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann Hostetler,   b. 21 Aug 1873, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1930, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1893  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lenora Amelia Stuckhardt,   b. 15 Mar 1903, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1924 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Hiller
     2. Marian Hiller
     3. Bruce Hiller,   d. Bef 1986
     4. Donald Hiller,   d. Bef 1986
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F53153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Oliver H. Hiller of 105 Brubacher St., died on Saturday at K-W Hospital. He was 70. Born in New Hamburg on May 11, 1897, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hiller and came to Kitchener 45 years ago. Mr. Hiller was salesman for Reward Shoe stores and was formerly employed as a toolmaker at the rubber machinery shops until poor health due to war injuries forced him to retire. He was later employed by the R. Goldsworthy Co. He was a member of Benton Street Baptist Church and was a member of the Kitchener legion branch. Mr. Hiller enlisted with the 111th Battalion and served overseas in the First World War and was injured at Vimy Ridge in 1918. Surviving are is wife, the former Leonora Suckert whom he married Jan. 15, 1924; one son, Donald, Kitchener; two daughters, Mrs. David (Margaret) Hubert, Galt, and Mrs. Paul (Marian) Puncher, Waterloo; three brothers, Alvin, Kitchener; Edwin, New Hamburg, and Roy, Waterloo; one sister, Mrs. William (Mabel) Quandt, Plattsville and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by one son, Bruce, and one sister, Mrs. Delford (Alice) Honderich. They body is at the Sandrock Funeral Home where the service will be conducted on Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Fred Davison. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery. Donations to the building fund at Benton Street Baptist Church will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, December 4, 1967

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      New Hamburg Independent, December 13, 1967

      Oliver H. Hiller

      A native of New Hamburg and a long-time resident of Kitchener, Oliver H. Hiller died December 2 in hospital in Kitchener, at the age of 70.

      A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hiller, he was born at New Hamburg May 11, 1897, and moved to Kitchener about 45 years ago.

      He was employed by Reward Shoe stores as a salesman, but was forced to retire due to war injuries. Later he was employed by the R. Goldsworthy Co.

      The late Mr, Hiller was a member of Benton Street Baptist Church, and a member of the Kitchener Legion branch. He enlisted with the 111th Battalion and served overseas in the First World War, and was injured at Vimy Ridge in 1918.

      Surviving are his wife, the former Leonore Stuckert whom he married in Kitchener on Jan. 15, 1924; one son, Donald, Kitchener; two daughters, Mrs. David (Margaret) Hubert, Galt, and Mrs. Paul (Marian) Puncher, Waterloo; three brothers, Alvin, Kitchener; Edwin, New Hamburg, and Roy, Waterloo; one sister, Mrs. William (Mabel) Quandt, Plattsville, and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by one son, Bruce, and one sister, Mrs. Delford (Alice) Honderich.

      The funeral service was conducted at Kitchener Wednesday by Rev. Fred Davison and burial followed in Woodland cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ethel Stuckart - Seebach.

    2. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-2 Page 6.

    3. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 5;.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Oliver H. Hiller - December 4, 1967.

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Lenora Hiller - March 24, 1986.

    8. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Death of Mrs. John Hiller - October 17, 1930.

    9. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012096-94.
      John Hiller, 23, occ. Laborer, b. Germany, res. East Zorra, son of Michael Hiller and Mary Hartwig married Sarah Ann Hostetler, 20, b. East Zorra, res. East Zorra, daughter of Isaac Hostetler and Lydia Zimmerman, Witn Letayeth Hostetler and Mary Zimmerman of East Zorra, 3 April 1894 in New Hamburg.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1897 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1926 - 116 Weber St. E., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1967 - Kitchener, 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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