Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012

Wayne A. Ropp, 73, of Tremont, died at 1:36 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.

 Born June 7, 1939, in Washington to Milo H. and Olga S. Rider Ropp, he married Judith Eertmoed on June 11, 1960, in Tremont. She survives.

 Also surviving are one daughter, Khristi (Chris) Liljestrand of Lombard; three granddaughters; three brothers, Roger (Janet) Ropp, Warren Ropp, and Earl (Sherry) Ropp, all of Tremont; and one sister, Verla Radford of Tremont.

 He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Howard; and two nephews.

 He was a carpenter.

 He served in the United States Air National Guard Reserves.

 He was a member of Tremont United Methodist Church and Carpenter’s Local No. 183 in East Peoria.

 His funeral was Friday at Davis Mortuary in Tremont, with visitation prior. The Rev. Chet Travis officiated. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.

Memorials may be made to Tremont Community Food Pantry.

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