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Catherine Ropp Zehr
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1872
Death: Nov. 25, 1957

Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 5 - February 4, 1958 --- page 117, 118 Zehr, Catherine, daughter of Peter and Anna Ropp, was born in Mornington Township, Ont., Nov. 24, 1872; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jonathan Steckley, Tavistock, Ont., Nov. 25, 1957; aged 85 y. 1 d. She accepted Christ as her personal Saviour in her youth. On March 8, 1891, she was united in marriage to Andrew Zehr, who predeceased her Feb. 14, 1908. She is survived by 3 daughters and 3 sons (Annie-Mrs. John Steckley, Wellesley, Ont.; Lena-Mrs. Noah Yantzi, Shakespeare, Ont.; Fanny-Mrs. Jonathan Steckley, and Menno, Both of Tavistock, Ont.; Joe, Cassel, Ont.; and Nick, Imlay City, Mich.), one brother (Menno, East Zorra, Ont.), 37 grandchildren, and 63 great-grandchildren. One son (Eli), one daughter (Adeline), 3 sisters, and 3 brother preceded her in death. Funeral services were conducted at the East Zorra Church by Dan Wagler, Chris Streicher, and Henry Yantzi. Burial in the adjoining cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Ropp (1834 - 1898)
  Anna Ropp Ropp (1833 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Y. Zehr (1870 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Annie Zehr Steckly (1893 - 1980)*
  Menno Zehr (1895 - 1989)*
  Joseph R. Zehr (1899 - 1976)*
  Fannie Zehr Steckly (1903 - 1987)*
  Lena Zehr Yantzi (1903 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Ropp (1857 - 1945)*
  John Ropp (1861 - 1939)*
  Peter Ropp (1864 - 1944)*
  Mary Ropp Wideman (1867 - 1950)*
  Fanny Ropp Schumm (1869 - 1936)*
  Catherine Ropp Zehr (1872 - 1957)
  Menno Ropp (1875 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Allan Dettweiler
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43311902
Catherine <i>Ropp</i> Zehr
Added by: Allan Dettweiler
 
Catherine <i>Ropp</i> Zehr
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