Beatrice M. Ropp

Birth: December 9th, 1919
Death: December 7th, 2017
Age: 97 years

Beatrice M. Ropp, age 97 of Midland, passed away Thursday morning December 7, 2017 at Stratford Pines, Midland. The daughter of the late William and Flora (Welch) Krause was born in Bay City on December 9, 1919 where she was raised and educated. Beatrice attended Homer United Methodist Church, enjoyed gardening, sewing, playing cards, especially pinochle and canasta. She was a member of TOPS Club, Inc. and later moved to level of KOPS. On February 22, 1941 in Midland, Beatrice married Harvey C. Ropp and after 72 years of marriage he died on November 17, 2013.


Surviving are her daughters, Carol (Glenn) Gillespie, Sharon Ortiz, Wendy (Rob) Donovan all of Midland; grandchildren, Jeff (Julie) Ortiz, Shelly (John Seitz) Ortiz, Colleen (Jerry) Weinert, Brendon & Sean Donovan; great grandchildren, Jade, Audrey, Hailee, Sophia, Eric, Dylan & Tonya; great great grandchildren, Keegan & Julia. In addition to her parents and husband, Beatrice was preceded in death by grandson, Steven Gillespie; 2 brothers; 4 sisters; and son in law, Al Ortiz.


Funeral and committal services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday December 11, 2017 at Homer United Methodist Church with Pastor Ernesto Mariona officiating. Interment will be in Midland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Family will receive guest at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home on Sunday from 4 to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Personal messages of condolence may be offered at

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