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

Lorne Kropf

Male 1910 - 1994  (84 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Lorne Kropf 
    Born 15 Jan 1910  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish 
    Residence 1939  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-202147P 
    Died 23 Feb 1994  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I202147  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Rudolph "Rudy" Kropf,   b. 22 Jun 1880, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Catherine S. Lichti,   b. 5 Nov 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1963, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F21010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Seleda Everatt,   b. Mar 1910, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Raymond Kropf
     2. Marlene Kropf
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F20956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1910 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1939 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1994 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Kropf, Lorne - Passed away, peacefully, in his 85th year, after a lengthy illness, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1994. Lorne was born in St. Agatha and was predeceased by his parents, Rudy Kropf and the former Catherine Lichti; brothers, Aaron, Wilfred and Clayton and his sister, Elmina (Boshart). Beloved husband of Seleda (nee Everatt) for 60 years. Loving father of James and his wife Jean of Cambridge, Marlene and her husband Gerald Ueberschlag of Kitchener. Dearly missed by his grandchildren, Lynn and her husband David Clair, Wendy and her husband Murray Priebe and Beth Rumig. Special great-grandfather to Andrew and Matthew Clair. Also sadly missed by his sisters, Barbara Litwiller and Arleatha Brown and sisters-in-law, Annie Kropf, Vera Schiefle and Lucinda Boshart. Mr. Kropf's family will receive friends and relatives at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, this evening (Thursday) 7-9 p.m. At noon Saturday, transfer will be made to First Mennonite Church, 800 King St. E., Kitchener, for funeral service at 2 p.m., with Brice Balmer officiating. Internment will follow in the church cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated by the family.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, February 24, 1994

      ________________

      Kropf, Lorne, 84, Kitchener, Ont. Born: Jan. 15, 1910, St. Agatha, Ont., to Rudy and Catherine Lichti Kropf. Died: Feb. 23, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors-wife: Seleda Everatt Kropf; children: James, Marlene Ueberschlag; sisters: Barbara Litwiller, Arleatha Brown; 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Feb. 26, First Mennonite Church, by Brice Balmer.

      Gospel Herald, Gospel Herald, March 22, 1994

      ______________

      As a child he was known as Lorney.

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 9 Page 2.

    2. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Kropf/ Lorne/ Kropf/ 1910-1994/ Seleda/ Everatt/ 1910- / God shall wipe away all tears

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Lorne Kropf - February 24, 1994.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lorne Kropf - Gospel Herald, March 22, 1994.

    5. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Rudolph Kropf - December 7, 1939.