Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Ropps in:
 • Deepdale Memorial Park
 • Delta Township
 • Eaton County
 • Michigan
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Mary Elizabeth Wilder Ropp
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 7, 1914
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2002
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Mary Elizabeth Ropp went home peacefully on October 14, 2002 at the age of 88. She was born June 7, 1914 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Charles and Maggiebelle Wilder.

She graduated from Rockford High School and Brown Business College, working as a secretary until marrying and moving to Lansing, MI in 1953.

She lived in Mason, MI from 1966 to 1996 when she moved to Holt.

Mary outlived her four siblings and is survived by her husband of 51 years, Clayton; daughter, Sylvia of Holt; and son, Douglas Lee of Phoenix, AZ. Also, several neices and nephews.

Mary will be remembered for her pleasant smile and many friends. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, senior citizen activities, and playing the piano. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church for 48 years.

Funeral arrangements by Gorsline-Runciman, Lansing chapel.

She passed away in Holt, and actually lived about half of her life in Rockford, IL.

Mary was married to Clayton Peter Ropp on Feb. 3, 1951. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles H Wilder (1870 - 1965)
  Margaret Isabel Harvey Wilder (1877 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Clayton Peter Ropp (1915 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel M Wilder Rasmussen (1903 - 1974)*
  Edna Jane Wilder Arnold (1912 - 1996)*
  Mary Elizabeth Wilder Ropp (1914 - 2002)
  Harvey E Wilder (1916 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Deepdale Memorial Park
Delta Township
Eaton County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Garden of Devotion
 
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43927734
Mary Elizabeth <i>Wilder</i> Ropp
Added by: Theron & Helen Smith
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Wilder</i> Ropp
Added by: Theron & Helen Smith
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Wilder</i> Ropp
Added by: Theron & Helen Smith
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

What a beautiful smile
- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Nov. 4, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service