Leonard Karl Reichert1,2

M, #205, b. 1902, d. 4 June 1989
Last Edited27 Apr 2019
     Leonard was born in 1902 in Lodz City, Poland.3 Leonard married Olga Sommerfeld in 1930.3,4
     He died on 4 June 1989.1 Leonard Karl Reichert was buried on 7 June 1989 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     Leonard Karl Reichert was also known as Leonard Reichert.5,3,4 He immigrated in 1927 to Leask, Saskatchewan, Canada, from Poland.3
     In the obituary of Olga Sommerfeld who died 31 March 1960, her husband, Leonard Reichert of Asquith, SK, was listed as a survivor.4

Family

Olga Sommerfeld b. 1910, d. 31 Mar 1960
Marriage*Leonard married Olga Sommerfeld in 1930.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S266] Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Internet Site , unknown repository, Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Alphabetical Interment pages; "This index gives the name, grave number, Block/Plot/Section id and date of death"; cited as "Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon., Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon - Page containing details of Leonard Karl Reichert burial.
  2. [S2851] Saskatoon Obituary Index : 1946 Onward, online Saskatoon Obituary Index Search, Name: Reichert, Leonard Karl.
    Newspaper:     Saskatoon StarPhoenix
    Date:     June 6, 1989
    Page:     C9. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Obituary Index.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 272 and 273. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  4. [S8388] Deaths: Reichert, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 2, 1960, Page 29, column 2 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Olga Reichert née Sommerfeld (see the column to the right of the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, page 15. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."

Olga Sommerfeld1,2,3

F, #206, b. 1910, d. 31 March 1960
Father*John Sommerfeld4
Mother*Matilde (?)4,3
Last Edited27 Apr 2019
     Olga was born in 1910 in Poland.2,3 Olga married Leonard Karl Reichert in 1930.2,3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Leonard Reichert, Matilda Sommerfeld and Ernest Reichert.3
     She died on 31 March 1960 in a local hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3 Olga Sommerfeld was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.5,3
     She witnessed the immigration of John Sommerfeld and Matilde (?) in 1911 in Brightholme, Saskatchewan, Canada; from Poland.4
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2 April 1960 .3

Family

Leonard Karl Reichert b. 1902, d. 4 Jun 1989
Marriage*Olga married Leonard Karl Reichert in 1930.2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, page 15. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 272 and 273. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S8388] Deaths: Reichert, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Apr 2, 1960, Page 29, column 2 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Olga Reichert née Sommerfeld (see the column to the right of the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 272.
  5. [S266] Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Internet Site , unknown repository, Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Alphabetical Interment pages; "This index gives the name, grave number, Block/Plot/Section id and date of death"; cited as "Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon., Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon - Page containing details of Olga Reichert burial.

Alice Mary Maude Sutton1,2,3

F, #209, b. 19 June 1872, d. 11 June 1962
Father*Henry W Sutton4,3,5 b. c 1849
Mother*Janet Kelvington4,3,5 b. c 1850
Last Edited14 Jul 2017
     Alice was born on 19 June 1872 in Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada.1,6,4,7,8,9 Alternatively, she was born on 11 July 1872 in Hamilton, Barton Twp., Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada.5 She was baptized on 11 August 1872 in Hamilton, Barton Twp., Wentworth County, Ontario.5 Alternatively, she was born circa 1874 in Ontario, Canada, according to the 1906 census.10 Alice married William Moffat on 1 April 1897 in Rat Portage (later Kenora), Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada, William is recorded as a widower, and his occupation was an agent.11,6,3,7,8,10
     She died on 11 June 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at age 89.1,12 Alice Mary Maude Sutton was buried on 14 June 1962 in St. James Cemetery, Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.13,14

Census Data

     William Moffat and Allice M W appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Winnipeg, Manitoba, enumerated 31 March 1901. William was enumerated as a clerk and a Presbyterian. Their children Douglass (sic) W, Athol William and Harry G were listed as living with them.7
     Maud Moffat and William Moffat appeared on the 1906 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces, Manitoba, at the Chater Post Office, Brandon district, enumerated 6 July 1906. Their children Athol, Harry, Jean and Ernest were listed as living with them.10
     William Moffatt and Alice M appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Manitoba, at the Brandon district, enumerated 5 June 1911. William was enumerated as a Presbyterian and a Farmer. Their children Douglas, Athol, Harry, Gean and Earnest were listed as living with them.6
     Maud Moffatt and William Moffatt appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces, Winnipeg, Manitoba, at 221 Home Street, enumerated 5 June 1916, enumerated as Secretary Treasurer of a grain company. Their children Harry, Jean, Ernest, Lloyd and Wilfred were listed as living with them. His sons, Douglas Moffatt and Athol Moffatt were listed in the household and noted as being overseas in the military. The household also included a private servant, Minnie Schultz.8
     Maud Moffat appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Glenwood, Manitoba, enumerated 1 June 1921. Maud was enumerated as a widowed farmer. Her children Harry, Jean, Ernest, Lloyd and Wilfred were listed as living with her.9

Family

William Moffat b. 22 Nov 1862, d. 2 May 1918
Marriage*Alice married William Moffat on 1 April 1897 in Rat Portage (later Kenora), Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada, William is recorded as a widower, and his occupation was an agent.11,6,3,7,8,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", printed 25 Jun 2003 (Manitoba). Unknown comments, Alice Mary Maud Sutton (b. 18 Jun 1872 - Hamilton, Ontario; m. 1 Apr 1897; d. 11 Jun 1962 - Winnipeg, Manitoba; Page 2. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1."
  2. [S1262] William Moffat household, Jun 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Twp. 7, Brandon (Census district), Manitoba; Pahe 5; Family: 48, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Manitoba / Brandon 15 / 10 Township 7 in range 21 west of the 1st M / page 5.
  3. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., William Moffat & Alice Maud Mary Sutton.
  4. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Alice Maude Sutton. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  5. [S7585] Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers 1825-1910 (Publisher: Wayne Bpwer 2015), Bower-McBurney Genealogy, Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers 1825-1910; "The Wesleyan Methodist Church in Canada set up a central registry of the births and baptisms in 1843. The registry includes entries from 1825 to 1910 with the bulk of the records falling between 1840 and 1873. These records are now held by the United Chur"; cited as "Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Registers., Sutton, Alice Maude Mary; vol 3, page 656.
  6. [S1262] Jun 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Twp. 7, Brandon (Census district), Manitoba; Pahe 5; Family: 48.
  7. [S1753] William Moffat household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ward 4, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Page: 2; Family: 15, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Douglas and Athol are enumerated as step-sons of William, the head of the household. They were actually Allice's step-sons. Perhaps she provided the information and made the mistake.
  8. [S7573] William Moffatt household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Page: 12; Family: 146, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21934.
  9. [S7579] Maud Moffat household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Glenwood (Municipality), Brandon, Manitoba; Reference Number: Page: 3; Family: 22, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  10. [S7580] William Moffat household, July 6, 1906 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Chater Post Office, Townships 9 and 10, ranges 17 and 18 west, Brandon, Manitoba; Page: 14; Family: 86, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21934.
  11. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", William Moffat...sp: Alice Mary Maud Sutton (b. 18 Jun 1872 - Hamilton, Ontario; m. 1 Apr 1897; d. 11 Jun 1962 - Winnipeg, Manitoba); Page 2.
  12. [S1059] Mrs William Moffat dies, Obituary -- Moffat, Alice Maude (Hutton), Souris Plaindealer, June 13, 1962, email March 10, 2005. Hereinafter cited as Obit - Moffat, A M (Hutton).
  13. [S1042] Bill Moffat, "Family Group Sheets by Bill Moffat", Jun 24, 2003 (Minnedosa, MB). Unknown comments, #5. Hereinafter cited as "Family Group Sheets (Moffat)."
  14. [S1059] Obit - Moffat, A M (Hutton), June 13, 1962.
  15. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Harry Graham Moffat (b. 9 Jun 1898 - Winnipeg, Manitoba; d. 10 1951 - Souris, Manitoba); Page 2.
  16. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, Unnamed Moffat; Stillborn: Oct 16, 1899 in Wininpeg. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  17. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Jean Cassell MOFFAT (b. 26 Jun 1901-Winnipeg, Manitoba; d. 16 Sep 1967-Tulsa, Oklahoma); Page 2- Descendants of Robert Moffat.
  18. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics (published), Jean C Moffatt; June 25, 1901; Winnipeg; Mother: Maud Sutton.
  19. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Ernest Fredick MOFFAT (b. 2 Mar 1904 - Winnipeg, Manitoba; d: 27 Jan 1980 - San Diego, California [cremated]); Page 2.
  20. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics (published), Ernest Frederick Moffat; Mar 2, 1904; Winnipeg; Alice Maude Sutton.
  21. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Francis I MOFFAT (b. 11 May 1905-Wininpeg ,Manitoba; 2 Sep 1905-Winnipeg, Manitoba); Page 4 - Descendants of Robert Moffat.
  22. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics (published), Last Name: MOFFAT
    Given Names: FRANCIS ISABELLE.
  23. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Lloyd Watson MOFFAT (b. 24 Apr 1914 - Souris, Maintoba; d. 27 Jul 1994 - Calgary); Page 4.
  24. [S272] William (Bill) F Moffat, "Descendants of Robert Moffat, v.1", Wilfred Ross MOFFAT (b. 31 Dec 1915-Souris, Manitoba; d.1 Sep 1972-Winnipeg, Manitoba); Page 4.
  25. [S7573] June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Page: 12; Family: 146, five months old.

Walter Joseph Miller1

M, #211, b. 28 October 1925, d. 16 June 2018
Father*August Miller2,1
Mother*Marie (?)2,1
Last Edited10 Nov 2018
     Walter was born on 28 October 1925 in Medstead, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Predeceased: August Miller, Marie Miller and Barb Davidson.1
     He died on 16 June 2018 at the family farm "with his boots on" in the Grandora district, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 92.1 Walter Joseph Miller was buried on 22 June 2018 in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     In the obituary of Barbara Jean Davidson who died 10 June 2016, her father, Walter Miller was listed as a survivor.3
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 June 2018 .1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S8629] Miller, Walter Joseph, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, June 20, 2018 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Walter Joseph Miller. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 230. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S8630] Davidson, Barbara Jean, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, June 14, 2016 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Barbara Jean Davidson née Miller. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  4. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207), Barbara is about the same age as my sister, Jackie.

Clarence Wesley McFadyen1,2

M, #215, b. 19 November 1919, d. 21 August 2006
Father*John Edward McFadyen2 b. 8 Jan 1886, d. 12 Oct 1968
Mother*Ethel Edith Girdler2 b. Apr 1890, d. 29 May 1972
Last Edited31 Dec 2019
     Clarence was born on 19 November 1919 in Saskatchewan, Canada.2,3,4 Clarence married Esther Eileen Akister on 25 June 1944 in St. Paul's church, Tuberose, RM of Lacadena No. 228, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,4,5
     He died on 21 August 2006 at home in Saskatchewan at age 86.4
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Esther McFadyen and Roxie Johnston. Predeceased: Lucile Pidwerbesky.4 Clarence Wesley McFadyen was buried on 24 August 2006 in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.4
     In the obituary of John Edward McFadyen who died 12 October 1968, his son, Clarence McFadyen of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Ethel Edith McFadyen who died 29 May 1972, her son, Clarence McFadyen of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Lucile Pidwerbesky who died 3 November 2001, her father, Clarence McFadyen was listed as a survivor.8
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 August 2006 .4

     In the obituary of Esther Eileen McFadyen who died 3 October 2017, her husband, Clarence McFadyen was listed as predeceased.9

Census Data

     Clarence W McFadyen appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Perdue No. 346, Saskatchewan in the household of his parents, John E McFadyen and Ethel E McFadyen.3

Family

Esther Eileen Akister b. 14 Jan 1920, d. 3 Oct 2017
Marriage*Clarence married Esther Eileen Akister on 25 June 1944 in St. Paul's church, Tuberose, RM of Lacadena No. 228, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,4,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, page 17. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 207ff - John E McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9217] John E McFadyen household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Perdue (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 10; Family: 116, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  4. [S9218] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Aug 24, 2006, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Clarence Wesley McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  5. [S9219] Recent Weddnigs: McFadyen--Akister, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 5, 1944, Page 7, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: McFadyen--Akister. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  6. [S9215] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Oct 15, 1968, Page 27, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Edward McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S9216] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, May 30, 1972, Page 18, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ethel Edith McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  8. [S9220] Deaths: Pidwerbesky, Lucile E (née McFadyen), Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 10, 2001, Page 26, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Lucile E. Pidwerbesky née McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  9. [S9221] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Oct 5, 2017 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Esther Eileen McFadyen née Akister. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Esther Eileen Akister1,2,3

F, #216, b. 14 January 1920, d. 3 October 2017
Last Edited16 Feb 2019
     Esther was born on 14 January 1920 on the family homestead near Tuberose, in RM of Lacadena No. 228, Saskatchewan, Canada.3 Esther married Clarence Wesley McFadyen on 25 June 1944 in St. Paul's church, Tuberose, RM of Lacadena No. 228, Saskatchewan, Canada.2,4,5
     She died on 3 October 2017 at home in Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 97.3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Predeceased: Clarence McFadyen and Lucile Pidwerbesky.3
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 5 July 1944 :
McFADYEN--AKISTER
Sunday June 25, in St. Paul's Church, Tuberose, Miss Esther Eileen Akister and Mr. Clarence Wesley McFadyen of Juniata were united In marriage, the Rev. G. W. Rhodes, rural dean of Rosetown, officiating.

The bride, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Akister, was beautifully gowned in floor-length lace-trimmed white sheer and long veil. She entered the church on the arm of her father who gave her in marriage. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white sweet peas,

The bride's sister, Mrs. John Hamilton, presided at the organ.

The bridesmaid, Miss Lorna Akister, was becomingly attired in floor-length blue crepe. Her bouquet was pink snap dragons and carnations.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, Mr. H. Milledge, vicar's warden, presented the couple with a Bible, a gift of the congregation.

A reception for the immediate friends and relatives of the bridal party was held at the bride's home. The young couple will make their home on the groom's farm in the Juniata district.5

     In the obituary of Lucile Pidwerbesky who died 3 November 2001, her mother, Esther McFadyen was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Clarence Wesley McFadyen who died 21 August 2006, his wife of 62 years, Esther McFadyen was listed as a survivor.4
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 5 October 2017 .3

Family

Clarence Wesley McFadyen b. 19 Nov 1919, d. 21 Aug 2006
Marriage*Esther married Clarence Wesley McFadyen on 25 June 1944 in Tuberose, RM of Lacadena No. 228, Saskatchewan.2,4,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, page 17. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 207ff - John E McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9221] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Oct 5, 2017 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Esther Eileen McFadyen née Akister. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  4. [S9218] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Aug 24, 2006, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Clarence Wesley McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  5. [S9219] Recent Weddnigs: McFadyen--Akister, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 5, 1944, Page 7, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: McFadyen--Akister. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  6. [S9220] Deaths: Pidwerbesky, Lucile E (née McFadyen), Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 10, 2001, Page 26, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Lucile E. Pidwerbesky née McFadyen. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.

Esther Martha Mary Krieger1,2

F, #220, b. 16 September 1890, d. 26 June 1945
Father*Frederick Krieger3,4 b. 9 Nov 1867, d. 12 Nov 1941
Mother*Anna Maria Louise Yurt3,5,4 b. 2 Jan 1869, d. 1957
RelationshipGrandmother of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited31 Aug 2019
Esther Summach nee Krieger
cropped from family photo
ES004 Fred Esther and possibly Shirley
c1935 or 1936
     Esther was born on 16 September 1890 in Palmer Rapids, Raglan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada, according to the 1901 and 1911 census and the Tauf Shein (Baptismal Certificate) in my possession.6,5,3,4,7 Alternatively, she was born on 16 September 1891 in Palmer Rapids, Raglan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, according to my mother's papers and her gravestone (1891.) This reflects the confusion I encountered in my early research in determining her birth date.8,9,10,11 Esther married Fred Zummach on 7 January 1913 in Palmer Rapids, Raglan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 013565.6,12,13,10,7
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: William Krueger and Anna Yourt.13

     She died on 26 June 1945 in a local hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 54.6,8,14,12,15
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Fred Summack (sic), Emmerson Summack (sic), Malcolm Summack (sic), Kenneth Summack (sic), Manley Summack (sic), Fred Summack (sic), Debert Summack (sic), Mrs George Seymour, Stella Summack (sic), Shirley Summack (sic), Mrs Harvey Summack (sic), William Krieger, John Krieger, Samuel Krieger, Mrs T Phannenhour and Mrs Fred Krieger.15 Esther Martha Mary Summach was buried on 30 June 1945 in Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.16,6,17,15
Asquith Cemetery
Esther Martha Summach

     David McDougall built the McDougall Block in Calgary in 1906. Grandpa and Grandma Summach saved a postcard of the building that he had mailed to her in Palmer Rapids on Saturday, April 18, 1908.18
MAC118 David McDougall built the McDougall Block in Calgary in 1906.
Grandpa & Grandma Esther Summach saved a postcard of the building that he had mailed on Saturday, April 18, 1908 to Miss Esther Krieger of Palmer Rapids:
"Watch out on Sunday. Coming down to talk to the old folks"

What are the odds he was going to talk about their intentions?
They were both about 18 at the time.
19
MAC105 young Esther Krieger

cropped from a photo with her sister Lizzie who died Apr 21, 1913
12
Certificate of Holy Matrimony from Grandpa Fred's Bible
Courtesy of Uncle Kenneth, May 2009
20
MAC116 - "F. Prize"
Fred Summach & Esther Krieger
Wedding
Jan 7, 1913

     Emerson was another large baby. Mom told me that Fred and Esther were told that they could not have more children. Looking back, I'm not sure whether she meant they were saying she couldn't physically bear another child, or that doing so would risk her life.2122
MAC004 Fred & August Summach families about Apr 1919
Back Row: Fred holding Delbert, Esther holding Muriel, Mary Smith holding Maureen, August holding Jean, Minnie, unidentified teenage girl
Front row: Emerson, Harvey, Elden, Wilfred

     Note the glider swing inside the veranda in the following photographs. Grandpa made one for us in the 1950's and I remember one at the farm and his Christopher Lake cabin as well. I didn't realize how early he may have started making them.23
MAC085 - Note the swing in the veranda in this early picture
FS019 Esther with the kids on the veranda swing

     The Avondale Baptist Church was organized in the home of William and Ida Wellwood on 27 May 1921 in the Avondale district, south of Asquith. He was one of the first deacons of the church. Esther Summach, Mrs, Fred Summach was one of the charter members.24 Esther and Frederick celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary at their home according to a newspaper clipping, "Mr. and Mrs. Fred Summach Surpris'd by Host of Friends" on 13 January 1928.12
     Esther Summach and family attended the Rosenthal School Pals Reunion.
On Dominion Day (July 1) in 1931, August and Minnie Summach hosted a reunion of local families in which at least one of the parents had attended Rosenthal school in Renfrew County, Ontario. A photographer from Saskatoon took a panoramic photograph of about 14 families and other guests.25,26

     The following newspaper article appeared in the in Renfrew, Ontario Renfrew Mercury 17 June 1937 :
Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Kreiger, Mr. and Mrs. John Kreiger and family and Mrs. Fred. Zummach -- nee Esther Kreiger -- were guests for dinner at Sam. Kreiger's camp last Sunday.

Note that Sunday was June 13th in 1937.

Esther and her youngest daughter Shirley were in Ontario visiting relatives. There is a picture of Fred and Annie Krieger, with Shirley's head barely visible to their left.27
28
ES003 Fred and Esther

     Mrs Fred Summach was recorded as mother of the bride at the marriage of George Henry Seymour and Muriel Beulah Summach on 27 November 1940.29
     She was confined to bed due to heart problems.16
     In 1943, they moved from the farm into Asquith, living across the street from the original Baptist Church.3028
ES007 Fred, Esther and family c1940
ES008 Fred, Esther and family c1941
ES009 Fred, Esther and family c1943
ES010 Fred, Esther and family c1944
KS002 Fred, Esther and family before June 1945
31
MAC106 Esther Summach
cropped from family portrait

     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 28 June 1945:
Deaths
Summack (sic)

On June 26, Mrs. Fred Summack (sic), aged 54, of Asquith, Sask., passed away in a local hospital. Survived by her widower, Fred Summack of Asquith; six sons, Emmerson (sic), Malcolm, Kenneth, Manley and Fred, all of Asquith, Debert (sic) with the Canadian army at Prince George; four daughters, Mrs. George Seymour, Misses Stella and Shirley, all of Asquith, and Mrs. Harvey Summack of Saskatoon; three brothers, William and John of Palmer Rapids, Ont., and Samuel of Cobden, Ont., one sister, Mrs. T. Phannenhour of Pembroke, and her mother, Mrs. Fred Krieger of Palmer Rapids. The late Mrs. Summack had been a resident of Asquith for 30 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. June 30, from Asquith United Church with Park Funeral Chapel in charge. Rev. J. M. Baxter will officiate. Interment will be made in Asquith Cemetery.15



     In the obituary of Frederick Summach who died 19 January 1972, Frederick's wife, Esther Summach was listed as predeceased.32
     In the obituary of Delbert Justin Summach who died 5 December 1983, his mother, Esther Summach was listed as predeceased.33
     In the obituary of Muriel Beulah Summach who died 8 December 1992, Muriel's mother, Esther Kreiger was listed as predeceased.34
     Shirley told us that Grandpa Summach had told Laureen that a doctor had told them that if they had any more children they would be "bleeders". We don't know what this meant but Mom and Shirley bruise very easily and wonder if it is related.35
     In the obituary of Malcolm Irwin Summach who died 20 October 1998, Malcolm's mother, Esther Summach was listed as predeceased.36

External link for Esther Martha Mary Krieger on her WeRelate Wiki Person Page.16
     In the obituary of Shirley Opal Summach who died 22 July 2017, her mother, Esther Summach was listed as predeceased.37

Census Data

     Ester Kruge appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Radcliffe & Raglan Twps., Renfrew County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Fredrick Kruge and Anna Kruge.3
     Esther Kruger appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Raglan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario in the household of her parents, Fredrick Kruger and Anna Kruger.4
     Ester Summack (sic) and Fredrich Summack (sic) appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, enumerated 6 June 1916, enumerated as a farmer and a Baptist. Their son Emmerson was listed as living with them. As were Fred's 2nd cousin, Henry Kuehl and Esther's 1st cousin, Mary Yourt who were included in the household as servants.10
     Frederick Summach and Esther appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1921. Frederick was enumerated as a farmer. All were listed as Baptist except for Esther who was listed as Methodist. Their children Emerson, Muriel, Delbert and Malcholm were listed as living with them. As was Jamieson Stewart who was listed as a servant/labourer (farm.)7

Family

Frederick Summach b. 7 Jan 1890, d. 19 Jan 1972
Marriage*Esther married Fred Zummach on 7 January 1913 in Palmer Rapids, Raglan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Marriage Registration 013565.6,12,13,10,7 
MarWitReg
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: William Krueger and Anna Yourt.13
 
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Summach/Kreiger Family, Family Data, July 1998, Laurene (Bateman) Summach, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  2. [S1280] Fred Summach Sr. Bible, Fred Summach's Bible (unknown publisher address: unknown publisher, unknown publish date); in the possession of Kenneth Summach, Kelowna, BC, May 20, 2009 - I (Rick Moffat) took digital pictures of the family information pages, as well as several loose papers kept inside the bible. Recorded as Esther Krieger.. Hereinafter cited as Grandpa Fred's Bible.
  3. [S2450] Fredrc. Kruge household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Raglan & Radcliffe, Renfrew South, Ontario; Page: 4; Family: 25, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6494.
  4. [S3276] Fredrick Kruger household, June 19 & 30, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Raglan, Renfrew South, Ontario; Page: 17; Family: 138, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460, Note that his daughter Rose and husband Frank Ohlman were enumerated next on this page.
  5. [S2374] Unknown volume, Baptismal Certificate, (11 4 1892), Rick Moffat Personal Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA. Hereinafter cited as Tauf Schein.
  6. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", about 1987 (Ontario, Canada). Copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2; Esther Krieger; Born Sept 16, 1890; Place Palmer Rapids, Ont; Died July 16, 1945; Burial Asquith, Sask.; Father Frederick Krieger; Mother Annie Yourth; Married Fredrick Summach, Jan 07, 1913; Place Palmer Rapids. Hereinafter cited as "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)."
  7. [S5033] Fred Summach household, June 1, 1921 Canada Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Loganton Municipality, Saskatoon District, Saskatchewan; Page 14, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S853] Sunday School Class List, Estelle Moffat Personal Papers, 1961, Estelle and Graeme Moffat Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA, Loose list page: wedding dates, etc.:
    Mom passed away June 26/45, Sept 16 Born 1891.
  9. [S1020] Esther Martha nee Krieger Summach Digital Photograph, 101_0185 - Grandma Summac, Digital Gravestone Photos in Rick Moffat's possession, Mesa, Arizona, USA; Photographed by Rick Moffat, Sept 13, 2004.
  10. [S2233] Fredrick Summack household, June 6, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Loganton (municipality) Saskatchewan; Page: 2; Family No: 14, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944.
  11. [S2968] Frederick Yurt household, Apr 6, 1891 Canada Census, Provo, Utah, USA, North Raglan & Radcliff, Renfrew South, Ontario; Page: 38; Family No: 153, Ancestry.com Roll: T-6366.
  12. [S1280] Grandpa Fred's Bible, May 20, 2009 - I (Rick Moffat) took digital pictures of the family information pages, as well as several loose papers kept inside the bible.
  13. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Fred Zummach & Esther Krueger; Witnesses: Wm Krueger of Palmer Rapids, ON, and Anna Yourt, Rosenthal, Ont.
  14. [S1020] Esther Martha nee Krieger Summach Digital Photograph, Digital Gravestone Photos in Rick Moffat's possession, Mesa, Arizona, USA, In Loving Memory
    ESTHER MARTHA SUMMACH
    1881-1945
    God Knows Best
    At Rest.
  15. [S7537] Deaths - Summack (sic), Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jun 28, 1945, Page 16, column 1 viewed at Google News Archive,, Deaths - Esther Summach (see above the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  16. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  17. [S1020] Esther Martha nee Krieger Summach Digital Photograph, Digital Gravestone Photos in Rick Moffat's possession, Mesa, Arizona, USA, In Loving Memory ESTHER MARTHA SUMMACH 1891-1945 God Knows Best At Rest; See the memorial page that I created for Esther Mary Martha Summach née Krieger.
  18. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, These photographs were kept by Grandpa Fred Summach. They passed to Muriel Seymour on his death, and to Mac Summach on her passing. Uncle Mac had a battered old suitcase containing a badly worn photo album which may have been his mother's, as well as many loose photos., Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive (Asquith, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada), MAC118 David McDougall built the McDougall Block in Calgary in 1906. Grandpa & Grandma Summach saved a postcard of the building. He had mailed it on Saturday, April 18, 1908 to Miss Esther Krieger of Palmer Rapids:
    "Watch out on Sunday. Coming down to talk to the old folks"

    What are the odds he was going to speak to them about his intentions?
  19. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, scanned in Dec 1995, Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive, MAC105 - Esther Krieger
    cropped from photo of Esther and Lizzie, who died Apr 21, 1913
    See MAC054.
  20. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, scanned in Dec 1995, Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive, MAC116 - "F. Prize"
    Fred Summach & Esther Krieger
    Jan 7, 1913.
  21. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat , Estelle Moffat July 1992 -- Emerson was also a large baby and they told Fred and Esther that they would be unable to have further children.
  22. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, scanned in Dec 1995, Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive, MAC004 Fred & August Summach families about Apr 1919
    Back Row: Fred holding Delbert, Esther holding Muriel, Mary Smith holding Maureen, August holding Jean, Minnie, undientified teenage girl
    Front row: Emerson, Harvey, Elden, Wilfred.
  23. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, scanned in Dec 1995, Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive, MAC085 farm house, say about 1920, could have been taken at the same time as MAC084 of Mary Yourt with children in the doorway.
  24. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 33: Avondale Baptist Church. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  25. [S2849] Dominion Day 1931 Gathering of Friends from Rosenthal district of Renfrew County in Ontario Panoramic Photograph; Colleen and Dave Hancharuk, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, families identified by Uncle Harvey Summach and reviewed with Uncle Kenneth Summach.
  26. [S3129] Recall Ontario School Friends - Rosenthal's Former Pupils Hold Reunion..., Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, July 10, 1931, Page 17, column 1 viewed at Google News Archive,, Rosenthal's Former Pupils Hold Reunion at Summach Home, Near Asquith. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  27. [S940] Kreiger Gathering, Renfrew Mercury, Renfrew, ON, June 17, 1937 viewed at Paper of Record (now excludes Renfrew Mercury),, June 17, 1937 -- Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Kreiger, Mr. and Mrs. John Kreiger and family and Mrs. Fred. Zummach -- née Esther Kreiger -- were guests for dinner at Sam. Kreiger's camp last Sunday.. Hereinafter cited as Renfrew Mercury.
  28. [S6654] Estelle and Shirley Photographs, Estelle and Graeme Moffat Photos & Slides (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada), Family photos from Mom's collection (ES prefix in file name) from before her mother Esther's death in 1945.
  29. [S3170] Recent Weddings - Seymour - Summach, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 3, 1940, Page 9, column 3 viewed at Google News Archive,, Recent Weddings: Muriel Beulah Summach and George Henry Seymour. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  30. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 315.
  31. [S435] Grandpa Fred's photographs B&W Photograph, scanned in Dec 1995, Uncle Mac Summach's Photo Archive, MAC106 - Esther Summach
    cropped from family portrait.
  32. [S1369] Deaths - Summach, Obituary -- Summach, Fred Sr, Saskatoon, SK, Jan 22, 1972, Page 22 viewed at Saskaoon Public Library,. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.
  33. [S9135] Deaths: Summach, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 6, 1983, Page 6, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Delbert Justin (Deb) Summach. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  34. [S253] Seymour - Muriel, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Dec 19, 1992, Page: C1 viewed at StarPhoenix Archives,, No on-line version of this obituary is currently available (2018). Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  35. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat , Coversation with Shirley and Ted on Sunday (July 19, 1998).
  36. [S1416] Deaths: Summach, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Oct 22, 1998, Page 27, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Malcolm (Mac) Summach. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  37. [S7819] Deaths - Forsyth, Shirley, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, July 28, 2017 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Shirley Opal Forsyth née Summach obituary. Hereinafter cited as Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
  38. [S1280] Grandpa Fred's Bible, George Summach wrote on May 22, 2006:
    We took a quick look at the record you have and Dad noticed that there
    is an error on descendants for Grampa Pop. First born was un-named and
    born/died Oct 27, 1913. the next child was named Mansfield Ivan and
    born April 28, 1915, died April 30, 1915. Dad was given Grampa's Bible
    and the above is what Grampa Pop wrote in the back.
  39. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 3; Emerson Hilton Summach; Birth Place: Asquith, Sask; Date Apr 18, 1916; Burial Saskatoon, Sask.; Died: Feb 24, 1964; Married to Joyce Lorraine Hambly; Date: Jun 06, 1941 Asquith.
  40. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 6.
  41. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 10; Delbert Justin Summach; Birth Place: Asquith, Sask; Date Feb 13, 1919; Burial: Saskatoon, Sask; Died: Dec 05, 1983; Married to: Vivian Jane Trask; Date: Oct 22, 1940, Harris, Sask.
  42. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 14; Malcolm Irvin Summach; Birth Place: Asquith, Sask; Date Jun 17, 1920; Married to: Verna Rosanna McKee; Date: Jan 09, 1943, Asquith.
  43. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 19; Blanche Olive Summach; Birth Place: Asquith, Sask; Date: Sept 14, 1922; Married to: Harvey Wesley Summach; Date: Jan 30, 1943, Asquith.
  44. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 23.
  45. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2 & 26; Manley Gordon Summach; Birth Place: Asquith, Sask; Date: Jan 31, 1926; Married to: Joyce Rutledge; Date: Oct 30, 1953, Saskatoon.
  46. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 29.
  47. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2a & 33.
  48. [S6] Rosetta nee Gutz Krieger, "Our Family Tree (Krieger, Summach)", copy provided by Laureen Summach, Page 2a & 35.