|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1840|
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 1920|
Ropp. - Joseph W. Ropp was born near Pekin, Ill., Jan 30, 1840; died July 10, 1920, at the old home near Tremont, Ill.; aged 80 y. 5 m. 10 d.
He united in marriage with Catharine (Ropp) Gerber March 11, 1866. This union was blessed with five sons, four of whom survive him. His beloved companion and the youngest son preceded him to eternity.
He united with the Mennonite Church in his youth and remained a faithful member until death.
Funeral at the Pleasant Grove Church July 12 conducted by A. A. Schrock and Simon Litwiller from Matt. 25:34 and 11 Cor. 5:1-15.
He leaves besides his children, 10 grandchildren, one brother, one sister, and many relatives and friends to mourn his departure.
Catherine Ropp Gerber (1843 - 1907)
William Ropp (1866 - 1935)*
Asa Ropp (1870 - 1959)*
Ithiel Ropp (1873 - ____)*
Alvin K Ropp (1878 - 1973)*
Arthur Ropp (1881 - 1910)*
Pleasant Grove Mennonite Cemetery
Created by: Alvin Oglesby
Record added: Aug 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40926346