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Alvin Kieswetter

Alvin John Kieswetter

Friday, June 7th, 1929 - Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Obituary

Kieswetter, Alvin:

it is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Father, mentor and last surviving member of his family, Alvin John Kieswetter on Saturday September 12, 2020 in his 91st year.


He was the beloved husband of the late Agnes (nee Hehn) (2012). Son of the late Martin and Louisa Kieswetter. He will be greatly missed by his four sons: Leonard (Janet) of Kitchener, Ken (Gail) of Elora, Dennis (Kathy) of Waterloo and Raymond (Geraldine) of Kitchener. Also mourning his loss are his
grandchildren: Jennifer Garlick, Melissa Ferrira (Joe), Joseph Kieswetter (Trish), Joanna Kieswetter (Michael) , Jonathan Kieswetter, Becky Weber (Jay), Tyler Kieswetter (Melani) and the late Sean Kieswetter (2005). Survived by 11 great-granchildren.


Predeceased by his brothers Sylvester and Jerome, brothers in law Sylvester Hehn, Melvin Waechter and sister in laws Loretta Kieswetter, Doreen Hehn and Mary Hehn.

Survived by brother and sister in laws: Rita Hehn, Francis Hehn, Mike and Bertha Hehn, Audrey Waechter, Jim and Shirley Hehn, Marg and Doug Weber & many nieces and nephews.

Alvin was a longtime employee of Bauer Skates and Kauffman Shoe Co.

"We would like to thank Bankside Retirement for the care they provided to Dad for 7 1/2 years before he moved to Barnswallow. A huge thank you to Barnswallow Place (Elmira) for taking such good care of Dad for the last 4 months.

Alvin's family will receive relatives and friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467 on Thursday September 17th from 6:00-8:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mark's R.C. Church (55 Driftwood Drive, Kitchener) on Friday September 18th at 10am. Interment to follow at Parkview Cemetery (Waterloo). Guests are required to RSVP to attend Alvin's visitation and funeral mass through henrywalser.com or by calling the funeral home directly at 519-749-8467. Masks/Face coverings are mandatory.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer's Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    Address
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*
  • Service

    Friday, September 18th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, September 18th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Mark Roman Catholic Parish
    Address
    55 Driftwood Drive
    Kitchener, ON N2N 3A2
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    Notes
    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*
  • Interment

    Location
    Parkview Cemetery
    Address
    335 University Avenue E.
    Waterloo, ON N2K 4P4
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cathleen coburn

Posted at 09:38am
Ken , Gail and family. I am so very sorry for your loss My thoughts and prayers are with all of you

Cathleen
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Ella santos

Posted at 08:58pm
Len Jen and family please except our deepest condolences in the loss of your father, father-in-law, grandpa and great grandpa. He was a very good friend to my dad and for that I am great full. I had a few opportunities to see him at my dads and I truly enjoyed his stories. We will keep you all in our thought and prayers.
Sincerely
Ed and Ella Santos
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Lori Martin

Posted at 02:49pm
So sorry for your loss. Alvin was a sweet man. He will be missed dearly by the staff and residents at Barnswallow Place
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