Marilu A. Kropp of Gasport, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 9, 2013 at the Medina Memorial Healthcare Facility. Mrs. Kropp was born in Gasport, NY, on June 11, 1938, daughter of the late Roy and Irene (Retzlaff) Wollenberg.
She has lived in Gasport all of her life and was a member of the Covenant United Church of Christ in Gasport. She was employed as a clerk for the US Postal Service in Middleport retiring after 37 years of service in 1998. She enjoyed her family, reading and she also enjoyed watching cooking shows.
She was predeceased by a brother, Carl Wollenberg; and a brother-in-law, LaVerne Thompson. She is survived by four children, Russell (Cathy) Kropp of Texas, Darrin Kropp of Gasport, Kathy (David) Sobieraski and Stacy (Lisa) Kropp, all of Lockport; seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Benjamin, Amanda, Christopher, Hanna, MaKenna and Andrew; three great-grandchildren; her twin brother, David (Norma) Wollenberg of Middleport; and a sister, Edith Thompson of Lockport. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews; and her caregiver, Leona.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Covenant United Church of Christ, 4449 Gasport Rd., Gasport, NY. Entombment will be in Glenwood Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the Kropp family.
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