Louise H. Schropp
Louise H. Schropp, 82, longtime Oxford area resident, died peacefully surrounded by the family that she loved on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, April 23, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford with Father Edmond Dunn officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.
Louise was born Oct. 16, 1931, in Iowa City, the daughter of Francis and Margaret (Duffy) Kinney. She was a graduate of Oxford High School. On Aug. 4, 1953, Louise married Kenneth “Fritz” Schropp at St. Mary’s Church in Oxford.
Louise and Fritz farmed in the Oxford area for many years. Louise treasured being a stay-at-home mom during that time. In 1975, Louise was employed with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services with the State of Iowa, retiring in 1997.
Louise was a member of St. Mary’s Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, the National Catholic Society of Foresters and the Birthday Club. Most important to Louise was her family.
Louise is survived by her loving children: Janice Thompson of Cedar Rapids, Randy (Cheryl) Schropp of Iowa City, Jayne (Scott) Brumwell of Solon and Mike (Stacey) Schropp of Tiffin; 13 grandchildren, Toby, Stephanie and Tyler Thompson, Elijah Beck, Isaac, Elizabeth and Abraham Schropp, Hannah (Jason) Grimm, Jenni and A.J. Brumwell and Logan, Carter, Aiden Schropp; three great-grandchildren, MacKenna and Bella Thompson and Elliot Grimm.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Fritz in 2011, her granddaughter Candace Marie Thompson and 12 brothers and sisters.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lensingfuneral.com.