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

Catherine S. Lichti

Female 1878 - 1963  (85 years)


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  • Name Catherine S. Lichti 
    Born 5 Nov 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Catherine S. Kropf 
    Name Katie Lichti 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-120068 
    Died 5 Nov 1963  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I120068  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Nicolaus E. Lichti,   b. 27 Mar 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara S. Schmidt,   b. 8 Sep 1840, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1929, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1865  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F27228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rudolph "Rudy" Kropf,   b. 22 Jun 1880, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Kropf,   b. 14 Feb 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1967, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Elmina Kropf,   b. 16 Oct 1905, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Barbara Kropf,   b. Aug 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2000, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     4. Lorne Kropf,   b. 15 Jan 1910, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1994, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Clayton Kropf,   b. 12 Mar 1915, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1967, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Wilfred Kropf,   b. 12 Dec 1917, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     7. Arleatha Kropf,   b. 13 Mar 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2014, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F21010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Nov 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 1963 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Kropf, Catharine, daughter of Nicholas and Barbara (Schmidt) Lichti, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Nov. 5, 1878; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Nov. 5, 1963; aged 85 y. She was married to Rudolph Kropf, who died in 1938. Surviving are 3 sons (Aaron, Lorne, and Clayton), 3 daughters (Elmina - Mrs. Milton Boshart, Barbara - Mrs. Ervin Litwiller, and Arleatha - Mrs.Henry Zehr), 25 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Rachael - Mrs. Moses Moyer). Five brothers and 4 sisters preceded her in death. She was a member of the St. Agatha Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 8, in charge of Gerald Schwartzentruber, Orland Gingerich, and Elmer Schwartzentruber.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LVII, Number 7 - February 25, 1964 - page 151

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      Mrs. Rudolph Kropf
      New Hamburg - Mrs. Rudolph (Katie) Kropf, 218 Jacob St., New Hamburg, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital on her 85th birthday. Born Catherina Lichti at St. Agatha, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Lichti, Mrs. Kropf has been a resident here for the past eight years. She was a member of the St. Agatha Amish Mennonite Church. Her husband died in 1938. Surviving are three sons, Aaron of Waterloo, Lorne of Kitchener and Clayton of Philipsburg; three daughters, Mrs. Milton (Elmina) Boshart of Waterloo, Mrs. Irvin (Barbara) Litwiller of Kitchener and Mrs. Henry (Arleatha) Zehr of New Hamburg; one sister, Mrs. Mose (Rachel) Moyer of Kitchener, 25 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased also by one son, one daughter, five brothers and four sisters. The body will be at the Futher-Omand Funeral Home here until noon Friday, when removal will be made to the St. Agatha Amish Mennonite Church for service at 2: 30 p.m., conducted by Rev. Elmer Schwartzentruber. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, November 6, 1963

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-5 Page 15.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 48.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 25, 1964 - Obituary of Catherin S. LIchti.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 2.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Rudolph Kropf - November 6, 1963.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Nicholas Lichty b. Waterloo Co. res: Waterloo Co. Age: 22 born abt 1843 father: Nicholas Lichty mother: Ana married Barbara Smith Age:: 24 born abt 1841 b. Waterloo Co. Spouse res: Waterloo Co. father: John Smith mother: Barbara married 21 Mar 1865 county: Waterloo