Waterloo Region Generations
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Elmina Kropf

Female 1905 - 1966  (60 years)


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  • Name Elmina Kropf 
    Born 16 Oct 1905  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Elmina Boshart 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80936 
    Died 6 Apr 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I80936  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 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 Milton S. Boshart,   b. Jan 1904, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1924  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Reta Boshart
     2. Robert Boshart
     3. Berl Arthur Boshart,   b. 21 Feb 1926, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Floyd Boshart,   b. 1 Feb 1935, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     5. Gary Boshart,   b. 19 Sep 1944,   d. 2 Sep 1996  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F25261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BOSHART, Elmina, daughter of the late Rudolph and Katherine (Lichti) Kropf, was born at St. Agatha, Ont., Oct. 16, 1905; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, April 6, 1966; aged 60 y. 5 m. 20 d. On March 19, 1924, she was married to Milton Boshart, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Berl, Robert, and Gary), one daughter (Reta - Mrs. Lee Horst), and 6 grandchildren. One son and one brother preceded her in death. She was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held April 8, with Elmer Schwartzentruber and Gerald Schwartzentruber officiating.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LIX, Number 28 - July 19, 1966, pages 649, 650

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      Mrs. Milton Boshart
      Mrs. Milton Boshart, 60, of 63 Avondale Ave. S., Waterloo died today at K-W Hospital following a lengthy illness. The former Elmina Kropf, she was born in St. Agatha, Oct. 16, 1905, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Kropf. She was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church, and had lived in Waterloo for the past 10 years. She had formerly lived in Bridgeport. Surviving are her husband, whom she married in St. Agatha on March 19, 1924; three sons, Berl and Robert, both of Kitchener, and Gary, Waterloo; one daughter, Mrs. Lee (Reta) Horst, Kitchener; three brothers, Aaron, Waterloo, Lorne, Kitchener, and Clayton, Wellesley; two sisters, Mrs. Barbara Litwiller, Kitchener, and Mrs. Henry (Arleatha) Zehr, New Hamburg; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Wilfred, and a son, Floyd. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home until noon on Friday when removal will be made to the St. Agatha Mennonite Church for the service at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Elmer Schwartzentruber and Rev. Gerald Schwartzentruber will conduct the service. Donations to the Western Ontario Mennonite Mission Board or the Canadian Cancer Society will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.2a

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, April 6, 1966

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 19, 1966 - Obituary of Elmina Kropf.

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

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Elmina Kropf - April 6, 1966.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Oct 1905 - 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 MapsDied - 6 Apr 1966 - 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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