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

Private Francis Benjamin "Frank" Wood[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1901 - 1975  (74 years)


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  • Name Francis Benjamin "Frank" Wood 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 25 Sep 1901  Dwight, Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Military WW2 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-370331 
    Died 19 Nov 1975  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Person ID I370331  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob Wood,   b. CA 1871,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F256635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Gertrude "Ella" Minikowski,   b. 12 Jul 1905, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1927  [5
    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, Frank Benjamin - On Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1975, at St. Mary's Hospital, Frank B. Wood, age 74 years, of Paisley, Ont., formerly of Breslau. Born in Dwight, Ont., he was employed at the Kitchener Post Office until retiring nine years ago; a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Kitchener branch 50, served for five years overseas during the Second World War; son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wood.

      Husband of Eleanor Minikowski whom he married Sept. 26, 1927; father of Frank Jr. of St. Agatha, Walter of Cambridge (Preston), Robert of Baden, Claude, Leonard and Thomas, all of Waterloo, Mrs. Ken (Lucille) Cook of Kitchener and Mrs. Jack (Eleanor) Mason of Route 2, Arthur; brother of Norman, Sydney and Alfred, all of Toronto; also survived by 31 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; predeceased by one sister.

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

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

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

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

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

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, W., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, W. (1901). Frank Benjamin Wood (1901-1975) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 25 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68611880/frank-benjamin-wood.

    7. [S87] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Woodland CC#4510 Internet Link .
      Frank Wood/ Private/ Perth Regiment/ 19 November 1975-Age 74

    8. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68611880.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Nov 1975 - 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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