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

John R. Kropf

Male 1887 - 1974  (87 years)


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  • Name John R. Kropf 
    Born 15 Apr 1887  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Laborer, Farm 
    Religion 1911  Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish 
    Residence 1950  Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1974  32 Queen St. E., Wellesley, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-144317 
    Died 1 Dec 1974  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I144317  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Joel N. Kropf,   b. 31 Oct 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Veronica Roth,   b. 29 Jul 1853, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1925, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1873  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne Lichti,   b. 11 Aug 1892, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Clarence Kropf
     2. Elton L. Kropf
     3. Bernetta Laurine Kropf
     4. Mary Ellen Kropf
     5. Irene Kropf,   b. 25 Sep 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     6. Barbara Kropf,   b. 24 Jun 1914, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 2010  (Age 96 years)
     7. Idella Kropf,   b. 25 Oct 1915, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 2002, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Mervin L. Kropf,   b. 4 Jan 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1994, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Janet Marie Kropf,   b. 7 Jul 1921, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     10. Earl Kropf,   b. 12 May 1930, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1958, Listowel Cemetery, Listowel, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F36121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Kropf, John R., son of Joel and Veronica (Roth) Kropf, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., Apr. 15, 1887; died at his home in Wellesley on Dec. 1, 1974; aged 87 y. On May 30, 1912, he was married to Mary Ann Lichti, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Mervin, Clarence, and Elton) 5 daughters (Barbara - Mrs. Elmer Roth, Idella - Mrs. Alvin Leis, Janet - Mrs. George Rush, Bernetta - Mrs. Ralph Ruby, and Mary Ellen - Mrs. Stephen Gingerich), 33 grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son (Earl), one daughter (Irene - Mrs. Menno Albrecht), 4 brothers, and 5 sisters. He was a member of Maple View Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 3, in charge of Vernon Zehr and Jacob Roes; interment in adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald, January 21, 1975 - Vol. 68, No. 3 - - p. 50

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      John R. Kropf of 32 Queen St. E., Wellesley, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, at his home, born in Wellesley Township 87 years ago, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joel Kropf. Dear husband of Mary Ann Lichti; beloved father of Mervin of Route 3, Wellesley Township; Clarence of Kitchener, Elton of Holstein, Barbara (Mrs. Elmer Roth) of Waterloo, Idella (Mrs. Alvin Leis) of Route 1, Wellesley, Janet (Mrs. George Rush) of Kitchener, Bernetta (Mrs. Ralph Ruby) of Chatham, Mary Ellen (Mrs. Steven Gingrich) of Zurich) also survived by 33 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren; predeceased by one son Earl and one daughter Irene, four brothers and five sisters. Friends may call at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home, Wellesley, until noon Tuesday, Dec. 3, when removal will be made to the Maple View Mennonite Church for the service at 2: 30. Rev. Vernon Zehr and Rev. Jacob Roth will officiate. Internment will follow in the church cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be shown by contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, December 2, 1974

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 21, 1975 - Obituary of John R. Kropf.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of John R. Kropf - December 2, 1974.

    3. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 8 Page 7.

    4. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Christian R. Kropf - May 19, 1950.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1887 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Farm - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1974 - 32 Queen St. E., Wellesley, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1974 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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