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

Ezra Kropf

Male 1899 - 1968  (69 years)


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  • Name Ezra Kropf 
    Born 9 May 1899  , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-179878 
    Died 2 Jul 1968  Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I179878  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Joseph Kropf,   b. 29 Nov 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1904, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Roth,   b. 29 Nov 1870,   d. 27 Oct 1953  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1886  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F53662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katie Lichti,   b. 28 Apr 1905, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1990, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Kropf
     2. Lorne Joseph Kropf
     3. John Elmer Kropf
     4. Violet Elizabeth Kropf
     5. Erma Kropf
     6. Verna Kathryn Kropf
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F51967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Tavistock - Ezra Kropf, 69, of RR 1, Tavistock, died at his residence late Tuesday afternoon. He was born in Virginia , on May 9, 1899, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kropf, and came to Canada when an infant. He was a member of the Cassel Mennonite Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Catherine Lichti; two sons, Lorne of RR 1, Shakespeare, and John at home; four daughters, Mrs. Donald (Violet) Moores of Kitchener, Miss Erma, at home, Mrs. Ellis (Mary) Shantz of RR 1, Tavistock, and Mrs. Samuel (Verna) Martin of Ridgetown; his twin sister, Mrs. Rudy S. (Sarah) Roth, of New Hamburg, and 14 grandchildren. The body will be at the Robert Krug Funeral Home in Tavistock until noon Friday when removal will be made to the East Zorra Mennonite Church, 16th line, for a memorial service at 2: 30 p.m. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. The services will be conducted by Rev. Vernon Zehr.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, July 3, 1968

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      Kropf - Ezra, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Roth) Kropf, was born in Virginia, May 9, 1899; died at Tavistock, Ont., July 2, 1968; aged 69 y. 1 m. 23 d. On Jan. 9, 1923, he was married to Katie Lichti, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Lorne and John), 4 daughters (Violet-Mrs. Donald Moores, Erma, Mary-Mrs. Ellis Shantz, and Verna-Mrs. Sam Martin), 14 grand- children, and his twin sister (Mrs. Rudy Roth). He was a member of the Cassel Church. Funeral services were held July 5, with Henry Yantzi and Vernon Zehr officiating.

      Gospel Herald, July 30, 1968

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Ezra Kropf - July 3, 1968.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1899 - , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1968 - Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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