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

Esther Ropp[1]

Female 1920 - 2009  (89 years)


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  • Name Esther Ropp 
    Born 7 Feb 1920  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Gerber 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-300464 
    Died 18 Sep 2009  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I300464  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father John R. Ropp,   b. 4 Feb 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1987  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Emma N. Roes,   b. 28 Oct 1894, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1981, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F45556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph W. Gerber,   b. 4 Jan 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1995  (Age 78 years) 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F256004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GERBER, Esther (nee Ropp) - Peacefully, at Nithview Home in New Hamburg, surrounded by family, on Friday, September 18, 2009, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Gerber (1995). Loving mother of Ron and his wife Marie of Wellesley, Vernon and his wife Elaine of New Hamburg, and Eileen and her husband Earl Steinmann of Wellesley. Dear grandmother of Patty, Krista, Bonnie, Connie, Terry, Shane, Holly and eight great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her sisters, Adeline (Elmer Erb), Barbara (Joe Kennel); her brother, Elmer Ropp; sister-in-law, Annie Ropp; and brother-in-law, Milton Roth. Predeceased by her parents, John and Emma (nee Roes); her sister, Clara Roth; and brothers, Emanuel, Daniel, Samuel in infancy; sisters-inlaw, Edna Ropp and Mary Ropp. The family received friends at the Futher- Franklin Funeral Home, 1172 Henry Street, Wellesley on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley, today (Monday) at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Masters International Ministries or the C.N.I.B. would be appreciated.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Emma N Roes - Ropp - Apr 1 1981 pg 24.

    2. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist. 9 Page 10.

    3. [S3231] Find A Grave, Cemetery, C., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, C. (1920). Esther Ropp Gerber (1920-2009) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 16 February 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42194634/esther-gerber.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1920 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 2009 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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