1864 - 1948 (84 years)
||Mary Kropf |
||3 Oct 1864
||near, Baden, Waterloo, Ontario
|Eby ID Number
||8 Oct 1948
||near, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States
||Clearfork Cemetery, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, United States
||18 Nov 2021 |
||David Kropf, b. 24 Mar 1824, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 18 Dec 1909, Garden City, Cass, Missouri, USA (Age 85 years) |
||Magdalena Oesch, b. 9 Feb 1827, , Ontario, Canada , d. 18 Jul 1887, , Cass Co., Missouri (Age 60 years) |
||3 Jan 1847
||Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Hershberger - Mary, daughter of David and Magdaline (Oesch) Kropf, was born near Baden, Ont., Oct. 3, 1864; died near Garden City, Mo., Oct. 8, 1948; aged 84 y. 5 d. As a child she made the long journey with her parents, brothers, and sisters, by covered wagon, from Canada to Hickory Co., Mo. From there they moved to Cass Co., when she was twelve. She was one of a family of thirteen children, all of whom predeceased her. In her youth she accepted Christ and joined the Mennonite Church at Garden City, Mo. She attended services regularly and was greatly concerned for the spiritual welfare of her children and grandchildren, as well as for the spiritual growth of the church. On Jan. 14, 1889, she was united in marriage to Daniel Hershberger, who preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1941. Surviving are 8 children (Nancy-Mrs. Edd Zook, Alice- Mrs. E. C. Bowman, Harrisonville, Mo.; Pearl- Mrs. C. F. Greaser, and Owen, Hesston, Kans.; Elmer, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Raymond, Ada- Mrs. Harvey Roth, and Harold, all of Garden City, Mo.), grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. After the death of her husband she made her home with her daughters. On Aug. 23, 1947, she suffered a light paralytic stroke, which left her an invalid. She was a patient sufferer and was lovingly cared for by her daughter (Mrs. Harvey Roth) with whom she was living during that time. Funeral services were held at the Sycamore Grove Church on Oct. 10, in charge of S. S. Hershberger, assisted by W. E. Helmuth and J. A. Kauffman. Interment was made in the Clearfork Cemetery.
Gospel Herald, December 7, 1948
- [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Rudoph Roth, Minister of The Menonite Society #82.
David Kropf, to Magdalena Oesh, both of Wilmot. 3 Jan. 1847. Rev. Roth. Wit. John Jantzi and Peter Litwiler.