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

David Charles Kuntz

Male 1877 - 1915  (38 years)


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  • Name David Charles Kuntz 
    Born 9 Feb 1877  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    brewer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Malter in Brewery 
    Occupation 1903  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Malster 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    President, Brewing Co. 
    Residence 167 King St. S., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-43928 
    Died 24 Oct 1915  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Buried Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Person ID I43928  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Councillor Ludwig "Louis" Kuntz,   b. 4 Jun 1852, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1891, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Theresia Bauer,   b. 27 Aug 1854, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1911, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 11
    Family ID F11445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Cecelia Dietrich,   b. 23 Apr 1874, Dashwood, Hay Township, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1901  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Florence Kuntz,   b. 14 Apr 1902, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Louis Edward Kuntz,   b. 30 Apr 1903, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1949, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Oscar Wilfred Kuntz,   b. 17 Oct 1904, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Edward Aloyius "Honey" Kuntz,   b. 10 Sep 1906, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Carl Gustave Joseph "Carlo" Kuntz,   b. 6 Feb 1912, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F40908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • PROMINENT AND CITIZEN WIDLEY-KNOWN CITIZEN DIED SUNDAY NIGHT

      David C. Kuntz, President of the Kuntz Brewing Co., Succumbs to Severe Attack of Typhoid Fever

      Was in his 39th Year and Ex-Member of Town Council.

      In the passing of David Charles Kuntz whose death occurred on Sunday night, a prominent and widely known citizen of Waterloo, has been removed. He succumbed to an attack of typhoid fever after a short illness. He was in his 39th year.

      The funeral took place from his late residence on Wednesday morning at nine o'clock to St. Louis R. C. Church for seivice thence to Mount Hope R.C. Cemetery for internment.

      The late Mr. Kuntz took seriously ill on October 13th and had been in critical conditioin. Several days ago be suffered a hemorrhage, but rallied on Saturday and hopes were entertained for his recovery. About eleven o'clock Sunday night he had a relapse and gradually sank, passing peacefully away, shortly before midnight. He was conscious up to the last.

      The deceased was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kuntz, being born in Waterloo Feb. 9th, 1877.

      He had been identified with the Kuntz Brewing Company for years, being its president at the time of his death. He was a former member of the Town Council, serving the municipality in this capacity for two years, and also was a former member of the Waterloo Separate School Board.

      He took an active and prominent interest is sports, being an enthusiastic and popular member of the Waterloo Lawn Bowling Club and the Waterloo Curling Club. He was also a member of the Waterloo Club and of the Canadian Order of Foresters.

      In June 1900 be was married to Miss Frances Dietrich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dietrich of St. Clements, who survives together with five children, namely: Florence, Louis, Oscar, Edward and Charles; also two brothers and two sisters, viz: Messrs William and Herbert; Mrs. (Dr.) W. J. Fischer and Miss Ida, all of Waterloo.

      The late Mr. Kuntz was of a genial personality and was highly regarded by his friends. He will be mised particularly in the circles where be was most intimately known. Among his many acquaintances his early death will occasion deep feeling of regret.

      His death in the prime of life, will come as a sore bereavement to his family and relatives who will have the deepest sympathy of the community in their hour of affliction.

      The Chronicle Telegraph 28 Oct 1915

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-5 Page 3.

    2. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate.
      David Charles Kuntz Date of Birth: 9 Feb 1877 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Louis Kuntz (brewer of Waterloo) Mother's Name: Theressa Bauer

    3. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 2 Page 42.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 17205 (1901), Kuntz-Dietrich.
      David Kuntz, brewer of Waterloo Birth Place: Waterloo Town Age: 24 Estimated birth year: abt 1883 Father Name: Louis Kuntz Mother Name: Theresia Bauer Spouse Name: Francis Dietrich, residence Wellesley Tp., Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Place: Huron Co Spouse Father Name: Edward Dietrich Spouse Mother Name: Fransisca Dietrich, Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1901 Marriage Location: Waterloo, St. Clements

    5. [S370] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope Roman Catholic CC#4517 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ David C. Kuntz/ born Feb. 9, 1877/ died Oct. 24, 1915/ his wife Frances/ C. Dietrich/ 1874-1948

    6. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 46 Pg. 7.

    7. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 4 Page 9.

    8. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/221163260/david-charles-kuntz.

    9. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 044417 (1903), Louis Edward Kuntz, accessed 15 Apr 2010.
      Louis Edward Kuntz Date of Birth: 30 Apr 1903 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: David Kuntz, malster of Waterloo Mother's Name: Francis Dietrich

    10. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 9407 (1875), Louis Kuntz-Theresa Bauer.
      Louis Kuntz, brewer of Waterloo Village, Birth Place: Canada Age: 22 Father Name: David Kuntz Mother Name: Magdalena Spouse Name: Theresa Bauer, residence of Berlin, Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Place: United States Spouse Father Name: Karl Bauer Spouse Mother Name: Sophia Marriage Date: 26 Oct 1875 Marriage Location: Waterloo, Berlin

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 28 Oct 1875.
      26 Oct 1875 By Rev. Dr. Funcken, C.R., Berlin, Louis Kunz of Waterloo was married to Theresia Bauer of Berlin.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Feb 1877 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - brewer - 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Malter in Brewery - 1901 - Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1901 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Malster - 1903 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - President, Brewing Co. - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 167 King St. S., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1915 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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