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Barbara Maria Kropf

Female - 2000


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  • Name Barbara Maria Kropf 
    Gender Female 
    Rsrch. Note
    • Oakley, Barbara Maria - It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Maria Oakley (nee Kropf) announce her passing, on May 23, 2000, at West Parry Sound Health Centre, after suffering a heart attack at her cottage in Point-au-Baril. Beloved wife of the late Edward Joseph Oakley who predeceased her in October 1989. Daughter of the late Simon Kropf and Barbara Albright. Loving mother of Eddie Oakley; daughter, Jean and husband Larry Weland, all of Waterloo; devoted and caring grandmother of Greg Weland of Waterloo, Chris Weland of Guelph and Jonathan Weland of Kitchener and his fiancée Dana Herbert. Predeceased by five sisters and four brothers, all from the Waterloo-Wellington area. Barbara was the last surviving member of her large family. Her vitality for life and devotion to her family, will always be deeply remembered, as she was a wonderful wife, mother, teacher and confidant. Her sharp wit and keen sense of humour will always be cherished by her surviving family. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the Red Cross Homemaker Service, with a very personal thank you to Stephanie Karges for five years of devoted service and loving and compassionate care. Barbara's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2000 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's RC Church, Waterloo, Rev. James Malone officiating. Internment Woodland Cemetery. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 4 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

      The Record, May 25, 2000
    Name Barbara Maria Oakley 
    Residence 1989  84 Dorset St., Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-186812 
    Died 23 May 2000  Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I186812  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father Simon Kropf,   b. 22 Nov 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1932  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Barbara Albrecht,   b. 1873, Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1945, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1897  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F36123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Joseph Oakley,   d. 5 Oct 1989 
    Children 
     1. Jean Elizabeth Oakley
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F53474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Oakley, Barbara Maria - It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Maria Oakley (nee Kropf) announce her passing, on May 23, 2000, at West Parry Sound Health Centre, after suffering a heart attack at her cottage in Point-au-Baril. Beloved wife of the late Edward Joseph Oakley who predeceased her in October 1989. Daughter of the late Simon Kropf and Barbara Albright. Loving mother of Eddie Oakley; daughter, Jean and husband Larry Weland, all of Waterloo; devoted and caring grandmother of Greg Weland of Waterloo, Chris Weland of Guelph and Jonathan Weland of Kitchener and his fiancée Dana Herbert. Predeceased by five sisters and four brothers, all from the Waterloo-Wellington area. Barbara was the last surviving member of her large family. Her vitality for life and devotion to her family, will always be deeply remembered, as she was a wonderful wife, mother, teacher and confidant. Her sharp wit and keen sense of humour will always be cherished by her surviving family. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the Red Cross Homemaker Service, with a very personal thank you to Stephanie Karges for five years of devoted service and loving and compassionate care. Barbara's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2000 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's RC Church, Waterloo, Rev. James Malone officiating. Internment Woodland Cemetery. Parish prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 4 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

      The Record, May 25, 2000

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Barbara Maria Oakley - May 25, 2000.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11948 (1897), Simon Kropf-Barbara Albrecht.
      Simon Kropf (labourer of Wellesley) Birth Place: Wilmot Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876 Father Name: Joel Kropf Mother Name: Veronica Roth Spouse Name: Barbara Albrecht (residence Ellice) Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874 Spouse Birth Place: Elma Spouse Father Name: George Albrecht Spouse Mother Name: Mary Hammer Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1897 Marriage Place: Wellesley

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1989 - 84 Dorset St., Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 23 May 2000 - Parry Sound, Parry Sound District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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