John Roper, 99, Lohrville

John Roper, 99, of Lohrville, died peacefully with his family by his side, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan with Father Jeff Schleisman officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the church. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City is caring for the family.

John is survived by his wife of 71 years, Virginia; children, Mary Ann and Bob Erickson of Webster City, Ron and Rachael Roper of Gowrie; grandchildren, Jason Roper of Paton, Amy (Nathan) Keller of Webster City, Dallas (Mindy) Roper of Farnhamville, Kendal (Tracy) Roper of Gowrie, Scott (Ashley) Erickson of Glenwood; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.