1930 - 1958 (28 years)
||Earl Kropf |
||12 May 1930
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
|Eby ID Number
||22 May 1958
||Listowel Cemetery, Listowel, , Ontario, Canada [1, 2]
||Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario 
||4 Jan 2021 |
||John R. Kropf, b. 15 Apr 1887, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 1 Dec 1974, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 87 years) |
||Mary Anne Lichti, b. 11 Aug 1892, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 29 Aug 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 84 years) |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Selina Lichty |
| ||1. Rose Marie Kropf, b. 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 6 Jan 1992, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 42 years)|
| ||2. James Kropf, b. 1952, d. Sep 2013, Sudbury, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada (Age 61 years)|
| ||3. Peter Kropf|
| ||4. John Kropf|
||5 Jan 2021 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Kropf, Earl, son of John and Mary Ann (Lichti) Kropf, was born May 12, 1920; died at the Listowel, Ont., Memorial Hospital, May 22, 1958; aged 38 y. 10 d. On Aug. 31, 1949, he was united in marriage to Selina Lichti. Surviving are his wife, one daughter (Rose Marie), 3 sons (James, Peter, and John), all at home, his parents of Wellesley, Ont.; 3 brothers (Mervin, Bamberg, Ont.; Clarence, Kitchener, Ont.; and Elton, New Dundee, Ont.), and 6 sisters (Irene-Mrs. Menno Albright, Petersburg, Ont.; Barbara - Mrs. Elmer Roth, Britton, Ont.; Idella - Mrs. Alvin Leis, Wellesley, Ont.; Janet - Mrs. George Rush, Kitchener, Ont.; Burnetta - Mrs. Ralph Ruby, London, Ont.; and Mary - Mrs. Steven Gingerich, Zurich, Ont.). He accepted Christ as his Saviour in youth and remained loyal to the end. Funeral services were held at the Riverdale Mennonite Church, Milbank, Ont., May 25, in charge of Menno Zehr and Orland Gingerich. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 26 - July 1, 1958-page 627
Millbank - Earl Kropf, 38, of Millbank, died at Listowel Memorial Hospital early today. In ill health for six months, he had been in hospital for 10 days. Mr. Kropf, son of John Kropf and Mary Ann Lichti of Wellesley, was born near St. Agatha May 12, 1920. He married Selina Lichty of Millbank at Riverdale Mennonite Church, Aug. 31, 1949. Mr. and Mrs. Kropf lived in Wellesley for two years where Mr. Kropf operated a shoe repair shop. They moved to Millbank in 1951. Mr. Kropf was employed at the Hergott furniture plant in St. Clements. Surviving are his wife, his parents, three sons, James, 6, Peter, 5, and John, 2, one daughter, Rosemarie, 8; three brothers, Mervin of Bamberg, Clarence of Kitchener, and Elton of New Dundee and six sisters, Mrs. Menno (Irene) Albright, Petersburg; Mrs. Elmer (Barbara) Roth, Briton; Mrs. Alvin (Idella) Leis of Wellesley; Mrs. George (Janet) Rush, Kitchener; Mrs. Ralph (Burnetta) Ruby, London, and Mrs. Stephen (Mary Ellen) Gingerich, Zurich. The body is resting at the home in Millbank where a private funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. Public service will follow at Riverdale Mennonite Church at 2: 15. Internment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Menno Zehr and Rev. Orland Gingerich will officiate.
Kitchener-Waterloo Record, May 22, 1958
- [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Earl Kropf - May 22, 1958.
- [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), 16 Nov 2006 - Obituary of Janet Marie Rush.