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Obituary for Erma Barbara KROPF

KROPF, Erma Barbara, 93, of Tavistock and formerly of London, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Monday July 3, 2023.

She was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County on August 2, 1929 a daughter of the late Ezra and Katie (Lichti) Kropf.

She had been a supervisor with Mission Services of London for many years prior to retiring and moving to Tavistock where she was a member of Tavistock Mennonite Church.

Erma is survived by her sisters, Violet Moores, Mary Shantz, Verna Wideman and husband David; her brother, John Kropf.

She was predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, Lorne and Ruth Kropf; her sister-in-law, Arlene Kropf and brothers-in-law, Donald Moores, Ellis Shantz and Sam Martin.

Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Thursday, July 6th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A graveside committal service will be held on Friday, July 7, 2023 at East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, 16th Line, Tavistock at 10 a.m. which will be followed by the funeral service at Tavistock Mennonite Church at 11 a.m. Pastor Jim Brown will officiate. Reception following.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Tavistock Mennonite Church or Mission Services of London would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431. Personal condolences can be posted at