Donnie L. Rop

Donnie L. Rop

Donnie L. Rop of Plainwell, Michigan, passed away peacefully at home with his family after a brief illness on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Don was born December 7, 1942 in Kalamazoo, the son of Claus and Daisy (Budzinski) Rop. He had been employed with Menasha Paper Company in Otsego retiring after 30 years of service. Don is survived by his wife of 46 years, Catherine ‘Kitty’ (Mason) Rop; his daughters, Laurie (Jeff) Marculis and Shelley Rop; his grandchildren, Ashley, Andrew, Brody, Jeff Jr. and Katie; his siblings, Bill (Ellie) Rop, Betty (Lou) Hall; his in-laws, Roger Mason, Ken (Sherry) Mason, Sandy (Jr.) Tackett and Bob (Debbie) Mason; many nieces and nephews. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend. Everyone who met him, loved him and he touched so many lives in his quiet strong way. We will miss his chuckle. He was preceded in death by his parents, his mother-in-law and father-in-law and a brother, Claus. In accordance with his wishes, Don has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Victory Junction Gang Camp for kids, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317.

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