Waterloo Region Generations
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Oliver Herman Becker

Male 1887 - 1948  (61 years)


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  • Name Oliver Herman Becker 
    Born 8 Aug 1887  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Business New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Becker Funeral Home 
    Residence 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptist 
    Sports 1908  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1908 North Waterloo Hockey Champion 
    New Hamburg, North Waterloo Champions 1908
    New Hamburg, North Waterloo Champions 1908
    Backrow left to right Otto Schultz, Oliver Becker, Robert Puddicombe, H. Mowat?,
    Middle Row: Fleming Fraper, Dan Ritz, Henry or Harry Beik, Dr. John Brodrecht, Robert Emil Beger (Manager)
    Front Row: Victor Meron, Brock Puddicombe
    Name O. H. Becker 
    Occupation undertaker 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Salesman - General store 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85955P 
    Died 2 Nov 1948  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I85955  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Daniel Becker,   b. 26 Dec 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1925, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Lydia Schulte,   b. 20 Jun 1857, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1910, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F22306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hazel Lenore Browning,   b. 13 Jul 1888,   d. 11 Jan 1980  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1913  Exeter, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Betty Becker
     2. Robert Browning "Bob" Becker,   b. 5 May 1919,   d. 31 Oct 2001  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F48506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Oliver H. Becker Is Called by Death,"

      Mr. Oliver Herman Becker, Local merchant passed away at his home on Jacob Street, New Hamburg at 10 o'clock on Tuesday evening, November 2nd, aged 61 years. He had been in ill health for several years and was taken very seriously ill about a week before his passing. He was the only son of Daniel Becker and Lydia Schulte and was born in New Hamburg on August 8th, 1887. He received his early school training here and later attended Woodstock College. After his schooling he entered the departmental store of his father and took over the business after the death of his father in 1925. Ollie Becker was a general favorite among his associates and was fond of athletic sports. He was one of the mainstays of the New Hamburg hockey team in the old days of the Oxford-Waterloo league when he helped to win championships for his home town. He was also fond of horses ad an expert horseback rider. Mr. Becker was a member of local Masonic Lodge, and a faithful and active adherent of New Hamburg Baptist church. Mr. Becker was married at Exeter on Nov. 25, 1913, to Miss Hazel I. Browning, daughter of Dr. Robert Browning of that town. He leaves in bereavement his wife, one daughter, Mrs. A. J. Taylor Betty of London, a son Bob at home, and one sister, Mrs. Emil Wurm, of South St. Paul, Minn., and one granddaughter Susan Elizabeth Taylor, of London. The funeral will be held this Friday afternoon with a short private service at his late residence at 2: 00 o'clock, followed by a memorial service at 2: 30 at the Baptist Church, Rev. W. B. Fisher, pastor, will be in charge. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery. The remains are resting at the home.

      New Hamburg Independent, Nov. 5, 1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 4.

    2. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 26;.

    3. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      [Front/East] Robert Browning/ Becker/ Born May 5, 1919/ Died Oct. 31, 2001/ His Beloved Wife/ Margaret Elizabeth/ Derstine/ Born May 29, 1918/ Died Dec. 14, 1986/ Oliver Herman/ Becker/ Born Aug. 8, 1887/ Died Nov. 2, 1948/ His Beloved Wife/ Hazel Lenore/ Browning/ Born July 13, 1888/ Died Jan. 11, 1980/ Eternal Love/ Becker/
      [A] Robert [B] Margaret [C] Oliver [D] Hazel

      [Back/West] Daniel Becker/ Died June 10, 1925/ Aged 68 Years/ Emma L. Laschinger/ His Wife Died June 27, 1934/ Aged 62 Years/ 13 Days/ Lydia Schulte/ Beloved Wife Of/ Daniel Becker/ Died Mar. 16, 1910/ Aged 52 Yrs/ 8 Mos. 24 Dys./ Asleep In Jesus Blessed/ Sleep,From Which None/ Ever Wake To Weep/ Becker/

    4. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 9.

    5. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, “Oliver H. Becker Is Called by Death,”- Nov. 5, 1948.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1887 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Becker Funeral Home - - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSports - 1908 North Waterloo Hockey Champion - 1908 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Salesman - General store - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Baptist - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1913 - Exeter, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 1948 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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