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

Henry Kropf

Male 1893 - 1960  (67 years)


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  • Name Henry Kropf 
    Born 7 Jan 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Factory 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, 108th Regiment / 29th / 22nd / 4th Regiment, Service #126082 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Private, 108th Regiment / 71st Battalion 
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 201 Weber St., East, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence WW2 - Veterans Guards of Canada  [3
    Residence 1960  100 Dunbar St. S., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-38656 
    Died 11 Jul 1960  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I38656  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father George Kropf,   b. 11 Nov 1863, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Catherine Boecking,   b. 6 Jul 1860, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F10113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mynetta Gies,   b. 26 Jun 1895, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1988  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1919  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Adele Kropf
     2. Kathryn Kropf
     3. Jeanne Bernice Kropf,   b. 5 Mar 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 2014, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Elaine Kropf,   b. 1922,   d. 18 Nov 2004, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F30724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1893 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Factory - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Sep 1919 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1960 - 100 Dunbar St. S., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1960 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry Kropf
      A veteran of the First and Second World Wars, Henry Kropf, 67, of 100 Dunbar St. South, Waterloo, died Monday at Westminster Hospital, London, Ont., after a lengthy illness. Born in Kitchener Jan. 5, 1893, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Kropf. He was a former employee of Carling Breweries Ltd. Mr. Kropf served overseas during the First World War and joined the Veterans Guards of Canada during the Second World War. He was a member of the Waterloo branch of the Canadian Legion. Survivors include his wife, the former Mynetta Gies, who he married in Kitchener Sept. 24, 1919; four daughters, Mrs. Donald (Jeanne) Shuh, Mrs. Elaine Struke, Mrs. Robert (Adele) Perrott and Mrs. Richard (Kathryn) Kirsht, all of Waterloo; two brothers, William of Sturgis, Mich., George of Kitchener; one sister, Mrs. Fred Kehn of Kitchener, and 10 grandchildren. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. W. O. Rathke of Redeemer Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in Memory Gardens.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, July 12, 1960

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 11.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 27 Pg. 1.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Henry Kropf - July 12, 1960.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), January 24, 1884.
      January 20, 1884 - George Kropf and Catharina Böking, both of Berlin, were married in Berlin, by Pastor Andreas. He emigrated to Canada in 1882.