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Gunter Kropp

October 25, 1939 May 25, 2018
Gunter Kropp
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Obituary for Gunter Kropp

Gunter Kropp, 78, of Metamora died Friday, May 25, 2018 .

Gunter was born October 25, 1939 in East Prussia, Germany to Arthur and Elfriede (Marks) Kropp. He married Janet Chmura on July 11, 1964 at St. Hyacinth Church in Detroit. Right out of high school Gunter enlisted and served proudly in the US Navy. After four years of active duty service, Gunter transferred to the Naval Reserves. He went on to work for Ford Motor Company for 30 years. Gunter was very proud of his career at Ford. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer, the Hadley Lions Club, a life member of the AMVETS and American Legion Post #16 in Lapeer. Gunter was very active at the Legion where he served as past commander and was a proud member of the American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard.

Gunter is survived by his wife, Janet Kropp; children: David (Andrea) Kropp of North Branch and Karen (Mark O’Brien) Peterson of Goodrich; four grandchildren: Julia, Delaney, Ty and Annika; three sisters: Gertrude Muller of Germany, Irmgard (Lonnie) Barfield of Florida and Laura Dorband of Michigan. Gunter was preceded in death by his siblings: Otto Kropp, Elizabeth Kropp, Siegfried Kropp, Erna Bartsch and Ursula Nitzko.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #16, 1701 West Genesee Street, Lapeer, Michigan 48446.

Visitation will be from 4-8PM Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Gunter’s funeral service will be 11:00AM Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, MI 4446. Pastor John Kaiser will officiate. Gunter’s family will receive friends from 10-11AM on Wednesday morning at the church. Burial will take place at 2PM Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. Military Honors under the auspices of American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard will take at St. Paul Lutheran Church .


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

29

May

4:00 PM 5/29/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

30

May

10:00 AM 5/30/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

90 Millville Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Paul Lutheran Church
90 Millville Rd. Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Funeral Service

Wednesday

30

May

11:00 AM 5/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

90 Millville Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446

St. Paul Lutheran Church
90 Millville Rd. Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Rd. Holly 48442 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post #16

1701 West Genesee
Lapeer, MI 48446
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