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

Sophia Magdalena Betzner[1]

Female 1891 - 1988  (97 years)


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  • Name Sophia Magdalena Betzner 
    Born 2 Dec 1891  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Milliner - Baker store 
    Religion 1911  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number 00006-0958.8 
    Died 6 Dec 1988  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I9881  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2019 

    Father Isaac Betzner,   b. 2 Dec 1848, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1926, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Catharine Ernst,   b. 3 Oct 1852, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1931, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1880  [6
    Family ID F2835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1891 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Milliner - Baker store - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1988 - Kitchener, 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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  • Notes 
    • Betzner, Miss Sophia Magdalena - On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 1988, at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener, Sophia Betzner, formerly of 247 Franklin St. N., Kitchener. She had resided in Kitchener and had been employed for many years at Dominion Tire and latterly at Schnarr's Florists. She was born in Baden, 97 years ago, a daughter of the late Isaac Betzner and the former Catherine Ernst. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Hamburg. Lovingly remembered by one sister, Mrs. Elena Ritz of New Hamburg; three nephews, Emmett Kropf of Kitchener, Dick Ritz and Ernie Ritz, both of New Hamburg; a niece, Mrs. Gladys Kropf of Waterloo. She was predeceased by two brothers, Ervin and William; two sisters, Loualice and her husband Nicholas Wenzel and Lorena and her husband Norman Kropf; a brother-in-law, Otto Ritz and one nephew, Lorne Kropf. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) and until tomorrow (Thursday, Dec. 8, 1988) at noon, when transfer will be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, for the service at 2 o'clock p.m., Rev. A. Lavergne officiating. Internment to follow in Riverside cemetery, New Hamburg. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, December 7, 1988

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 249.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), December 7, 1988.
      Obituary of Sophia Betzner

    3. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-1 Page 10.

    4. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 27;.

    5. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      Sophia M. Betzner/ 1891-1988/ Rest in peace

    6. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 248.