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

Clara Barbara Bast

Female 1912 - 1965  (52 years)


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  • Name Clara Barbara Bast 
    Born 17 Jun 1912  East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Clara Barbara Kropf 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-68484 
    Died 17 Jan 1965  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I68484  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian W. Bast,   b. 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1937  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Boshart,   b. 30 Aug 1875, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1953, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F40910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clayton Kropf,   b. 12 Mar 1915, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1967, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1937  [2
    Children 
     1. Bernice Margaret Kropf
     2. Kelsey Lena Irene Kropf,   b. 16 Sep 1932, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 2011, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Arthur Carl "Art" Kropf,   b. 1937,   d. 27 Jan 2013, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Shirley Catherine Kropf,   b. 2 Jan 1939,   d. 25 Dec 1994, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Bruce Wayne Kropf,   b. 27 Dec 1946, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F39979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1965 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Clayton Kropf

      Philipsburg - Mrs. Clayton Kropf, 52, of RR 2, Baden, died suddenly at K-W Hospital, Sunday. She was the former Clara Barbara Bast, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Bast of East Zorra Township. She had lived in Philipsburg for the past 20 years, and was a member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church and the Women's Sewing Circle of the church. Surviving, besides her husband are three sons, Arthur of Kitchener, Bruce and Ronald at home; three daughters, Mrs. John (Kelsey) Kuepfer of RR 3, New Hamburg, Mrs. Patrick (Shirley) Hergott of St. Clements and Bernice of Wellesley; four brothers, Allan of Philipsburg, Wesley of London, Ont., John of Baden and Nelson of St. Marys; two sisters, Mrs. William (Irene) Yost of Kingwood and Mrs. Dorothy Mayer of Heidelberg and seven grandchildren. The body will be at the Bruce J. Omand Funeral Home, New Hamburg from 7: 30 p.m. today until noon Wednesday when removal will be made to St. Agatha Mennonite Church for service at 2: 30 p.m. Rev. Gerald Schwartzentruber and Rev. Elmer Schwartzentruber will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, January 18, 1965

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      Kropf, Clara, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Bast, was born in East Zorra Twp., Ont., June 17, 1912; died suddenly at Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Jan. 17, 1965; aged 52 y. 7 m. On June 22, 1937, she was married to Clayton Kropf, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Arthur, Bruce, and Ronald), 3 daughters (Kelsy - Mrs. John Kuepfer, Shirley - Mrs. Patrick Hergott, and Bernice), 7 grandchildren, 2 sisters, (Mrs. Dorothy Mayer and Mrs. Irene Yost), and 4 brothers (Allan, Wesley, John, and Nelson). Two brothers predeceased her. She was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 20, in charge of Elmer Schwartzentruber and Gerald Schwartzentruber.


      Gospel Herald, May 11, 1965

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Clara Barbara Bast - January 18, 1965.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Clara Barbara Bast - May 11, 1965.