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

Wilfred Kropf

Male 1917 - 1960  (42 years)


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  • Name Wilfred Kropf 
    Born 12 Dec 1917  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76131 
    Died 8 Dec 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I76131  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    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 Viola B. Zehr,   b. 1 Apr 1921, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 2008, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1940  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F42043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wilfred Kropf

      The death of Wilfred Kropf, 42, occurred at his home in Kitchener last Thursday following a heart attack. The deceased was born at St. Agatha, Dec. 12, 1917, a son of the former Katherine Lichty, now of New Hamburg and the late Rudolph Kropf, who died 20 years ago. He moved to Kitchener from St. Agatha three years ago and was employed at the Dominion Tire factory. Surviving besides his mother, are his wife, the former Viola Zehr, whom he married in 1940 in East Zorra Township; three daughters, Donna, Grace and Verna, all at home; three brothers, Aaron of Waterloo, Clayton of Baden, Lorne of Kitchener and three sisters, Mrs. Milton (Elmina) Boshart of Waterloo, Mrs. Barbara Litwiller of Kitchener, Mrs. Henry (Arleatha) Zehr, Jacob street, New Hamburg. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon with service at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Kitchener and burial in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Rev. A. W. Lotz officiated.

      \bNew Hamburg Independent, December 16, 1960

  • Sources 
    1. [S740] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 - ), "Obituary of Wilfred Kropf," 16 Dec 1960.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1917 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1940 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 8 Dec 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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