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

Milton Louis Ritz

Male 1885 - 1978  (92 years)


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  • Name Milton Louis Ritz 
    Born 7 Sep 1885  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Assistant Clerk 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cutter, Rubber Factory 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1921  243 Waterloo St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-86589 
    Died 26 Jan 1978  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried 30 Jan 1978  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I86589  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Louis Ritz,   b. 20 Jun 1856, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Carolina Merner,   b. 1855, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1898, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Aug 1880  [3
    Family ID F29030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosalia Margaret "Rose" Schwartz,   b. 24 Apr 1889, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1913  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Merner Ritz
     2. Orval Ritz,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edward L. Ritz
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F51402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ritz, Milton L. - At the Freeport Hospital, on Thursday, January 26, 1978, after a lengthy illness, Milton Louis Ritz, of 243 Waterloo St., Kitchener, aged 92 years. Mr. Ritz was born in New Hamburg. Son of the late Louis Ritz and the former Caroline Merner, had formerly been employed at the BF Goodrich for many years and latterly at the Kitchener Shoe Company. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife the former Margarethe Roselia (Rose) Schwartz; and by three sons, Orval and Edward, both of Kitchener, and by Merner of Mississauga; by a brother Reuben of Lockwood, Sask., a sister Mrs. Emma Saddler of Elmira; nine grandchildren also survive. He was predeceased by two sisters and three brothers. Friends called at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener. Removal was made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church for funeral and committal service Monday, Jan 30 at 2 pm, with Rev. Vernon Cronmiller officiating. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery.

      Elmira Signet Feb 8 1978 pg 29

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 15.

    2. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 19 Page 15.

    3. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 24.

    4. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Milton L. Ritz - Feb 8 1978 pg 29.

    5. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Ritz/ Milton L./ Ritz/ 1885-1978/ M. Rosalia/ Schwartz/ 1889-1981/ God's gift is eternal life/
      son/ Edward L./ Ritz/ 1927- / {wedding rings} 1953/ his wife/ Margaret E./ nee Binkle/ 1930-2009/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1885 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Assistant Clerk - 1901 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1913 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cutter, Rubber Factory - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1978 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1978 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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