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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060


John J. Kropf Jr.

05/27/1940 — 07/31/2017

John J. Kropf Jr., age 77 of Eastlake, peacefully passed away July 31, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 27, 1940 in Cleveland to the late John Sr. and Edith Kropf.

John was a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired in 2003 from General Motors where he worked at both the Fisher Body/Coit Rd. and Chevy Parma plant as a manufacturing engineer. He volunteered for Cuyahoga Valley Railroad with over 7,000 volunteer hours and was a parishioner of St. Justin Martyr Church.

John is the loving husband for 51 years of Harriet Kropf (nee Deucher); loving father of Janet (Robert) Kaseda, John III (Wendy), Cathleen (Michael) Witte, Thomas (Sheila), Kevin (Megan), Mary (Daniel) Kneier and his late infant son; dearest grandfather of Emily and Allison Kaseda, John IV and Jessica Kropf, Lauren, Megan, Jack and Connor Witte, Thomas and Brigid Kropf, Olivia and Brendan Kropf, Magdalena, Cora and Caroline Kneier; brother of Barbara (Richard-deceased) Pruden, Edward (Eleanor) Kropf and the late Mary Lou Cheney; beloved uncle of many.

Funeral Mass 10 AM Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. Justin Martyr Church, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake. Father Kevin Liebhardt will be officiating the funeral mass. VISITATION 3-8 PM FRIDAY AT JEFF MONREAL FUNERAL HOME, 6330 CENTER STREET, MENTOR. Interment at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of John J. Kropf Jr. to St. Justin Martyr Helping Hands Fund or Lake County Right to Life, 8558 Mentor Ave., Mentor 44060.

A close-up photo of John J. Kropf Jr. smiling for the camera


August 5, 2017


10 AM


St. Justin Martyr Church

35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake