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

Eleanor Gertrude "Ella" Minikowski[1, 2, 3]

Female 1905 - 1995  (90 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Gertrude "Ella" Minikowski 
    Born 12 Jul 1905  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Eleanor Gertrude "Ella" Orlowski 
    Name Eleanor Gertrude "Ella" Wood 
    Name Ella Minikowski 
    Name Ella Wood  [7
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-175811 
    Died 24 Jul 1995  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried 26 Jul 1995  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I175811  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Leonard "Leo" Minikowski,   b. 30 Oct 1872, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Victoria Bialkowski,   b. 20 Dec 1873, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1937, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F175354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Leonard "Leo" Minikowski,   b. 30 Oct 1872, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F265697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Stanley Orlowski,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna V. Minikowski,   b. Oct 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F265699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Private Francis Benjamin "Frank" Wood,   b. 25 Sep 1901, Dwight, Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1975, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1927  [2
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Wood
     2. Walter Wood
     3. Claude Wood
     4. Robert Wood
     5. Thomas Wood
     6. Leonard Wood
     7. Francis Leonard "Frank" Wood,   b. 1928,   d. 5 Sep 2000, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Lucille Ann Wood,   b. 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F265245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wood, Eleanor G. (Ella) - Peacefully, at Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre, on Monday, July 24, 1995, age 90 years.

      Loving mother of Eleanor Mason and her husband Jack of Moffat, Frank and his wife Helen, Leonard, all of Kitchener, Walter and his wife Jean of RR 32, Breslau, Claude and his wife Anne of Waterloo, Bob and his wife Jean of Baden, Tom and his wife Giselle of Palmerston. Proud grandmother of 33 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank B. Wood; a daughter, Lucille Cook; three grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.

      Mrs. Wood was retired from Kaufman Footwear Ltd. and was a member of St. Louis RC Church in Waterloo.

      The Wood family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, today (Tuesday) from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Prayers will be offered from the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 10 am, followed by the funeral mass at St. Louis RC Church at 10:30 am, with the Rev. Robert Liddy officiating. Interment in Memory Gardens, Breslau.

      Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. Louis RC Church, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

      The parish prayer service will be held this evening (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm at the funeral home.

      Friends and relatives are invited to the Reception Room of the funeral home following the committal service at Memory Gardens.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Francis (Frank) Leonard Wood - 2000.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Frank Benjamin Wood - 1975.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Clara Minikowski - Lukas.

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, 1911 Census Berlin, Waterloo Co. Ontario.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 1.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Eleanor Gertrude Minikowski - Wood - 1995.

    7. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Lucille Ann Wood - Cook.

    8. [S3231] Find A Grave, Gardens, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Gardens, M. (1905). Eleanor Gertrude Minikowski Wood (1905-1995) -... Retrieved 25 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68611339/eleanor-gertrude-wood.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1905 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1995 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Jul 1995 - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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