Vera V. Propp

March 8, 1915 — Oct. 9, 2014

Vera V. ProppVera V. Propp (nee Vogel) Of Oconomowoc passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on October 9, 2014. She was born on March 8, 1915, in Hebron to parents Emil Vogel and Sarah/Sadie Elizabeth (Altwies) Vogel.

Vera married John William Propp on May 4, 1935. John passed away September 23, 1980.

She is survived by daughter-in-law Judith Propp of Watertown; grandchildren Richard (Cheryl) Propp of Oconomowoc, Connie Walker of Durham, N.C., Tammy (Tod) Ninmann of Oconomowoc and Veronica Hansen of Ripon; great-grandchildren R.J. and Ryan Propp, Bethany and Shelley Ninmann, and Zachary Hansen; sisters-in-law Dorothy Gartzke, Jean Vogel and Suzie Vogel; and brother-in-law Robert Stuart. Many other relatives and friends will miss Vera.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John William Propp; her sons John and James Propp; her daughter-in-law Barbara Propp; sisters Jean Vogel in infancy, Hazel Stuart and Lucille Eppler; brothers Earl Vogel, Jay Vogel, Harley Vogel and Ellis Vogel; and sisters-in-law Ethel Vogel and Violet Vogel.

Vera was a homemaker and gardener. She preserved fruits, vegetables, venison and made great horseradish. She loved flowers and made grape and elderberry jelly. She was a faithful member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and a member of the Red Bird Circle.

Services were Monday, October 13, at Good Shepherd Methodist Church, 209 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Pall bearers for the service were Rick Propp, Tod Ninmann, R.J. Propp, Ryan Propp, Zachary Hansen and Ken Eppler.

Memorials to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church building fund or to the charity of one’s choice are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.