|Birth: ||Jul. 5, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2013|
Allen, 94, of Alma, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Masonic Pathways in Alma. Allen was the son of David and Hannah (Snyder) Ropp.
He served his country as a Sgt in the United States Army during WWII from February 16, 1945 until his honorable discharge on December 16, 1946. On January 10, 1948 he married Wilma Zinn Loomis in St. Louis.
Allen worked for Total Refinery, retiring in 1977 after 29 years of service and was an affiliate of Local Union OCAW for 10 years. He spent over 16 years farming and owned the State Road Building for many years.
Allen was a member of the Lincoln Road United Methodist Church since 1950 and served as chairman to both the Church Administration Board and Finance Committee. He was also a Board Member for United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters and served as a member of the 8-Cap Job Training Team.
Allen is survived by his children, Louis (Jeanette) Peterman of Alma, Helen Beeson of St. Louis, Kenna Jean Waldie of Zephyrhills, FL, Vicki (Keith) Perkins of Saginaw, Alana (Michael) Quinn of Naples, FL and David Ropp of Naples, FL, 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. Also two sisters-in-law, Verda Ropp and Shirley Ropp of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Wilma on October 2, 2011, a daughter, Barbara Ropp and son-in-law, William Beeson, four brothers and two sisters.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Lincoln Road United Methodist Church with Michael Quinn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Road United Methodist Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Riverdale.
David Ropp (1888 - 1939)
Hannah Snyder Ropp (1889 - 1972)
Wilma L. Zinn Ropp (1919 - 2011)
Edna V Ropp (1913 - 1998)*
Clayton Peter Ropp (1915 - 2011)*
Irvin J. Ropp (1918 - 1985)*
Allen D. Ropp (1919 - 2013)
Orville Ropp (1921 - 2006)*
Erma Lucille Ropp Holden (1925 - 1995)*
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Nov 05, 2013
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