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

Robert John "Bob" Mahn

Male 1917 - 1993  (76 years)


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  • Name Robert John "Bob" Mahn 
    Born 14 May 1917  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    M & M Music 
    Military WW2 
    Residence 1940  114 Mansion St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88825 
    Died 7 Aug 1993  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I88825  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father John Henry Noah "Jack" Mahn,   b. 23 Aug 1888, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1965, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Edna Elizabeth Niergarth,   b. 7 Feb 1890, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1913  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F35800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Violet Evelyn Woolner,   b. 1919,   d. 1986  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Mahn,   b. 8 Sep 1940, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F51144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Katherine Hofstetter,   b. 25 Dec 1925,   d. 10 Feb 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F52543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
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  • Notes 
    • MAHN, Robert John (Bob) --Unexpectedly, at St. Mary's Hospital, on Saturday, Aug. 7, 1993, following a lengthy illness.

      Bob Mahn, of Kitchener, age 76 years. Bob was a long time employee of Newtex Cleaners before retirement. He was a lifelong musician and was active in the local music scene. He was also a longtime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

      Beloved husband of Marie (nee Hofstetter), loving father of Beverley and her husband Bob Fisher of Waterloo, Janice Psutka and friend Jim McIntyre, Kathy and her husband Kevin Thomson, Bob Jr. and his wife Elli, Tom and friend Sue Brown and Tim Mahn, all of Kitchener. Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren. Brother-in-law of Elaine Mahn and Millie Mahn, both of Kitchener.

      Predeceased by his parents, Jack and Edna; his daughter Mary Anne; two brothers, Jack and Ken and a grandson, Jason Thomson.

      Friends and relatives may call at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 137 Queen St. S., Kitchener, on Tuesday from 12:30 until time of funeral and committal services at 2 p.m., with Rev. Allan Scharlach officiating. Private interment at Woodland Cemetery.

      Reception to follow in the church hall.

      As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Arthritis Society or the building fund of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, would be gratefully acknowledged.

      Donations may be placed by contacting the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, 745-9495.

      There will be no visitation at the funeral home prior to the funeral service.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 9 Aug 1993, pg A9

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183426509/robert-john-mahn.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 18620 (1913), John Mahn Jr. -Edna Elisabeth Niergarth.
      John Henry Noah Mahn (shoemaker of Berlin) Birth Place: Hanover, Ont Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888 Father Name: John Mahn Sn. Mother Name: Augusta Voelker Mahn Spouse Name: Edna Elizabeth Niergarth (resident of Berlin) Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890 Spouse Birth Place: Waterloo Ont Spouse Father Name: Henry Niergarth Spouse Mother Name: Mary Brodrecht Marriage Date: 14 Oct 1913 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Berlin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1917 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - M & M Music - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - 114 Mansion St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 1993 - 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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