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Obituary for Elmer August Potz

Elmer August  Potz
Potz, Elmer August;

Passed away at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the age of 100. Beloved husband of Marie Anna Potz (February 24, 2013). Loving father of Janet Marie Hartford (Arnold) of Brampton. Predeceased by his parents the late August and Catherine Hinz, and sisters Irma Murtagh and Elsie Cornelson. Survived by In-laws, Ruth Eby, Edgar Olney, and Annie Eby. Predeceased by in-laws, George Eby, Mabel Olney, and Howard Eby.

Elmer was a faithful member of Benton Street Baptist Church, a former resident of the Sandhills Community before moving to Lanark Place. He was a retired employee of J.M. Schneider.

Elmer's family will receive relatives and friends from 2 - 4 p.m. & 7 - 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Memorial services will be conducted at Benton St. Baptist Church 90 Benton St. Kitchener on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. followed by a reception at the church. Interment to take place at Memory Gardens on Friday morning at 10:30 a.m.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Benton Street Baptist Missionary Fund would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).

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