Monday, June 22, 2015
Local politician Wayne Wettlaufer has died at the age of 71.
A former president of the German Canadian Congress, Mr. Wettlaufer was a long-time champion of events and initiatives that supported German heritage and culture in Ontario. As MPP his efforts were instrumental in passing legislation proclaiming the Tuesday after Thanksgiving German Pioneers Day.
To read more about Mr. Wettlaufer's life and work, go to: http://www.therecord.com/news-story/5688888-regional-councillor-former-mpp-wayne-wettlaufer-dead-at-71/
The Waterloo Centre for German Studies extends its condolences to Mr. Wettlaufer's family and friends.
James Skidmore, Acting Director
Waterloo Centre for German Studies