The Peter and Gertrud Klopp Family Project

Reflections on Life, Family and Community

The Peter and Gertrud Klopp Story

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Preface

 

Story Cover

Last February I completed Book I of the Peter and Gertrud Klopp Story. I wanted to have the book published so that my immediate family members would have a lasting record. When I finally found a publisher willing to produce ten copies at an affordable price, I was pressed for time, as  my brother Karl’s 85th birthday was rapidly approaching. Consequently quite a few errors remained uncorrected in the final editing process. With the launching of this blog it seems fitting to republish a condensed version of the book, which will hopefully be error-free. I will try to post one chapter at a time in two weeks’ intervals, which I will also copy onto a separate page within THE P. and G. KLOPP STORY menu item above. That way the chapters are presented in chronological order.

Presently I am writing Book II, the story of Biene’s side of the family, starting like Book I with the grandparents and ending with that momentous event in 1962, when Biene and I  met for the very first time at the municipal campground of Lake Baldeney near the city of Essen, Germany.

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