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

Walter John Schaefer[1, 2]

Male 1913 - 1952  (38 years)


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  • Name Walter John Schaefer 
    Born 2 Jul 1913  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-95543P 
    Died 6 May 1952  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried 10 May 1952  Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I95543  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Charles William Schaefer,   b. 21 May 1881, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1917, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Emma E. Ruthig,   b. 8 Sep 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1906  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F256601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Walter J. Schaefer - By Record Correspondent - NEW HAMBURG - A native of New Hamburg, Walter John Schaefer, 39, died yesterday at Toronto General Hospital. He had been a patient in the hospital for the past three months, and had been ill for some time. An accountant, he was an employee of the Public Utilities Commission for eight years, and had also worked in Stratford. During the war, he served for four years as a navigator with the RCAF. He attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church in New Hamburg. His father, Charles Schaefer, predeceased him. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Emma Schaefer; one brother, Lorne; three sisters, Mrs. Nicholas Klassen and Mrs. Conrad Klassen of New Hamburg and Marie Schaefer, Kitchener. The body will be at the Futher -Omand funeral Home, New Hamburg, until Saturday at 1: 30 pm. The funeral will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church at 2: 30 and burial will be at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. R.G. Johnston will officiate. Friends are asked to pay their respects prior to the service.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Emma Ruthig - Schaefer.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Grace Schaefer - Klassen - 2003.

    3. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      In Loving Memory/ Walter J. Schaefer/ July 2, 1913/ May 6, 1952

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Walter John Schaefer.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Charles Schafer
      Event Type:Marriage
      Event Date:16 Apr 1906
      Event Place:New Hamburg, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
      Gender:Male
      Age:23
      Birth Year (Estimated):1883
      Father's Name:Valentine Schafer
      Mother's Name:Mary Grube
      Spouse's Name:Emma Ruthig
      Spouse's Gender:Female
      Spouse's Age:19
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):1887
      Spouse's Father's Name:John Ruthig
      Spouse's Mother's Name:Panfina Ritz

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1913 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 May 1952 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 May 1952 - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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