Christie Virginia Kropf

21 Nov 1923 - 21 Jul 2010

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Christie Virginia Kropf

21 Nov 1923 - 21 Jul 2010
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Christie Kropf 1923 ~ 2010 Christie Kropf, 86, of Provo, died July 21, 2010 at her home. She was born November 21, 1923 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah to Peter and Esther Nielsen. She attended school in Eureka and graduated from Tintic High. She married Joseph Kropf on March 27, 1945 and together they raised
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Christie Virginia Kropf


Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States


May 27, 2011

Evergreen Cemetery

January 1, 1970

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Christie Kropf 1923 ~ 2010 Christie Kropf, 86, of Provo, died July 21, 2010 at her home. She was born November 21, 1923 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah to Peter and Esther Nielsen. She attended school in Eureka and graduated from Tintic High. She married Joseph Kropf on March 27, 1945 and together they raised three boys. She and Joe owned and operated Kropf's Market in Payson for many years. They also managed the Lamplighter Estates in Provo. She and her family enjoyed many hunting, fishing and camping trips. Her greatest joys in life were her family, friends and her beautiful roses. She took great joy in keeping a beautiful yard. She also enjoyed doing needlework until her eyesight failed. She had a big heart, loved unconditionally and never missed a birthday. She is survived by her son, Jim (Mickie) Kropf; 6 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister Charlotte (Gene) Colvin of Payson; brother-in-law Floyd Marshall; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Joe; sons Peter J and Norman Kropf; and sister and brother-in law Lena and Howard Greenhalgh. The family would like to thank CNS Healthcare and Hospice and all those that provided Christie with loving care. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 E. Center. Friends may call at the mortuary Monday evening from 6 until 8 and Tuesday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be emailed to the family from Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Tags Obituaries Top Comments Most Popular Death Notices Death Notices Laurie Cook Frazier Death Notices Jeremy Thatcher Brimhall

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Christie Virginia Kropf was born on 21 Nov 1923
Christie Virginia Kropf was 7 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 21 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 29 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 41 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 55 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 62 years old when Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission: Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board. The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011. Its official name, Space Transportation System (STS), was taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 70 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Christie Virginia Kropf was 79 years old when Invasion of Iraq: In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries (the UK, Australia and Poland) begin military operations in Iraq. The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War. The invasion phase began on 20 March 2003 and lasted just over one month, including 21 days of major combat operations, in which a combined force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq. This early stage of the war formally ended on 1 May 2003 when U.S. President George W. Bush declared the "end of major combat operations", after which the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) was established as the first of several successive transitional governments leading up to the first Iraqi parliamentary election in January 2005. U.S. military forces later remained in Iraq until the withdrawal in 2011.
Christie Virginia Kropf died on 21 Jul 2010 at the age of 86
Grave record for Christie Virginia Kropf (21 Nov 1923 - 21 Jul 2010), BillionGraves Record 752 Springville, Utah, Utah, United States