March 9, 1927 - October 28, 2016
Eloise Mae Ober Ropp, 89, went to be with her Savior Friday, October 28, 2016 in Springfield, OH. She was born March 9, 1927 to Melby Frank and Minit (Waugh) Ober of Cable, Ohio. She is survived by her husband George G. Ropp, whom she married over 68 years ago on December 20, 1947, and sons, Lin A. Ropp of Piqua, Allen (Debbie) Ropp of Fairfield, Ohio and David (Jean) Ropp of Urbana, 9 grandchildren, Derek Ropp, Kindra Nitschke, Curt (Jen) Ropp, Shayna (Randy) Knack, Tim (Sabrina) Ropp, Christie (Geoff) Scholl, Tom (Beth) Campbell, Andy (Stacia) Campbell and Monica Ropp, 16 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Virginia Ann (Jack) Turner of Urbana, sister-in-law Freda Ober of Cable, brother-in-law Phillip Ropp of Bradenton, FL, and many dearly loved nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, mother and father-in-law Griff and Margaret Ropp, brothers, Alva Ober, Homer (June) Ober and Melby (Loudene) Ober, and in-laws Helen and Clarence Ziegler, Lorah Ann and Donald Zeigler, Floyd and Luda Ropp, Mary and Bob Brunotte, Rita and Vernon Stegall, John and Marie Connolly, Donna Ropp and great-granddaughter Cassie Nitschke.
Eloise graduated from Urbana High School and attended Cleveland Bible College and Urbana University. She loved gardening, cooking, reading and writing, but her favorite times were visiting with family and friends.
Burial will be at the convenience of family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Eloise’s memory to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078.
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Eloise will be greatly missed. We loved her and the rest of the family. Our prayers are with all of you at this time. She’s now with all the other Obers who have gone on ahead of her.
Frank & Penny Augustus