Howard Dunham Kropf age 93 of Lowell went to be with his Lord April 29 2012. He is survived by his wife of 69 years Eileen; children Keith (Marcia) Kropf Carolyn (John) Hardie J. Richard (Marilyn) Kropf Barbara Will; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters Norma Duncan Dorothy Jenks; and great grandson Casey Kropf. Howard grew up on his family farm in Vergennes Township. He became a truck driver for several years then for over 35 years worked as quality control for Belding Fruit Sales. After his retirement he returned to truck driving working for Litehouse Inc. in Lowell. As a very avid fisherman Howard knew the best fishing spots on every local lake and river and most of the rest of the state. Funeral service will be held Saturday at Alton Bible Church 2780 Lincoln Lake Road Lowell. Pastors Ken Ford and Dean Blough officiating. Interment Alton Cemetery. Visitations 6-8:00 p.m. and 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell. Memorial contributions may be made to Alton Cemetery Fund or Parkinsons Association of W.M., 260 Jefferson Ave. S.E., Ste 210 Grand Rapids MI 49503.