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

Ruth Hoffmeyer

Female 1925 - 2009  (84 years)


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  • Name Ruth Hoffmeyer 
    Born 1925 
    Gender Female 
    Name Ruth Kropf 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-187901 
    Died 2009  Huntsville, Chaffey Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Williamsburg Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I187901  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Henry Valentine Hoffmeyer,   b. 16 Dec 1877, Downie Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1964  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Frieda Elizabeth Zinkan,   b. 5 Nov 1895, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1977  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1924  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F53702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Albert "Ab" Kropf,   b. 1926,   d. 24 Jun 2015, Huntsville, Chaffey Twp., Muskoka District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F53701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Kropf, Ruth
      Passed away peacefully at Huntsville Hospital at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Albert (Ab) Kropf for 60 years. Loving mother of David (Karen) of Katrine, Kristine Meyer (Allen) of Dublin, and Lorilee Darwen of Waterloo. Dear grandmother to Joshua Darwen. Predeceased by her parents H.V. and Frieda (nee Zinkan) Hoffmeyer and her cousin Frieda Harrett. Ruth was a long time member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church and was very active in the loaves and fishes program. Ruth's family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Funeral service 11 am on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 54 Benton St. Kitchener followed by a reception at the church. Pastor David Malina officiating. Interment will take place at Williamsburg Cemetery following the reception. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Matthews Lutheran Church or The Huntsville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Ruth's memorial.

      Waterloo Region Record, October 31, 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Albert (Ab) Kropf - June 25, 2015.

    2. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 020285-24.
      Henry Valentine Hoffmeyer, 46, occ. Farmer, b. Downie Twp Perth Co., res. Downie Twp, son of Conrad Hoffmeyer (b. Germany) & Catherine Becker married Frieda Elizabeth Zinkan, 29, b. Waterloo Co., No Residence Given, daughter of Carl Zinkan (b. Canada) & Sophia Bechthold, Witn: Carl Zinkan of Waterloo & Miss Ida Hoffmeyer of Ellis Ont., 18 June 1924 in Waterloo.

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