JACOB KROPFJanuary 13th, 2021 | Paid Obituary
My dear husband, our Pop and Grandpa, Jacob Elton Kropf, was born on September 21, 1941 at Atkinson, IL to Levi and Freida Kropf. He peacefully passed away at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas on Saturday evening January 9, 2021 around 6:30 pm from complications following a massive stroke at the age of 79 years, 3 months and 19 days. The family had been at Camp Shiloh in Pittsburg, TX for a 3 day family Reunion. On Friday eve before retiring to our beds he led in a devotional reading Psa. 73 and reminding us that we all need to be a part of the spiritual Israel and led in prayer. Left to cherish fond memories are his wife, five sons, and 4 daughters. Lorena and husband Sid Hostetler of Hartman, AR, Lois and husband Vernon Hostetler of Clarksville, AR, Merle and wife Elida of Nashville, AR, Nora and husband Roy Hostetler of Clarksville, AR, Jake and wife Doreen of Spragueville, IA, Elmer and wife Renee of Hereford, AZ, Amos and wife Renita of DeKalb, TX, Paul and wife Alicia of DeKalb,TX , Katie and husband Brent Hostetler of Nashville, AR. Also 2 step-sons and 4 step-daughters, Rudy Hostetler and wife Jennifer of Sedalia, MO, Gary and wife Dawn of Hotchkiss, CO, Colleen and husband Robert Kropf of Sedalia, MO, Jewel and husband Jake Eigsti of Ravenden Springs, AR, Sharlene and husband Josh Hostetler of Pocohantas, AR, Renae and husband Nathaniel Christner of Pocahontas, AR, and Karla and husband Gene Kropf of Sedalia, MO. Besides his first wife Darlene and son Marvin, he was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Ada, son-in-law Kevin Kropf, grandchildren Tracey, Troyce, Tyler, Jewell, Deric, and Sara, and also two great grandchildren. We were so blessed to have had our Pop for these many years. We treasure the many memories of times spent with him. We are grateful to God for Pop's testimony during his life and his ministry and pray the many ways other lives have been touched will bring glory to Him. Grandpa had a living faith and endeavored to keep the faith, and honoring his parents as he had been taught. He also had a deep concern for the spiritual welfare of his family and church. The family wishes to thank each one for coming and sharing your kind words, love, prayers, and food during the time of his passing. Services are scheduled as follows: In Missouri - Visitation will be at Olive Hill Amish Mennonite School Sedalia, MO on Tuesday Jan. 12 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral Services at Olive Hill Amish Mennonite Church on Wednesday Jan 13 10:00AM. In Arkansas - Visitation will be at Mineral Springs Amish Mennonite School Nashville, AR on Thursday Jan. 14 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM. Funeral Services at Mineral Springs Amish Mennonite Church on Friday Jan. 15 at 10:00AM.