Needham Funeral Service

520 Dundas Street, London, ON


Emma Frieda Popp

September 19, 1930November 14, 2019

POPP, Emma Frieda

Emma Frieda Popp (Knibutat) was called home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Peacefully at Meadowpark nursing home, surrounded by the love of her daughters Gina and Lisa and also her sister, Helga Elford. Emma was born in Lithuania on September 19,1930. She was one of 9 children, 3 of whom died during their childhood years. The remaining 6 children along with their parents came to London, Ontario, Canada to build a new life following WWII. Predeceased by her loving husband of 61 years, Henry (Heinrich) Popp (2014). Also predeceased by her brothers Ossie and Otto, and sisters Hedwig and Johanna. Survived by her sister Helga Elford (Bob), sisters-in-love Mary Knibutat and Audrey Knibutat and brother-in-love Otto Danner. Emma is a cherished Gaga to and will be greatly missed by Logan, Aidan, and Victoria Dean and Jaron, Avram, and Natania Horne. Also missed by her son-in-love Paul Horne. Emma will also be missed by her extended family in Germany as well as missed by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Our Saviour Lutheran Church (1499 Brydges St., London) on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Tributes may be made at www.needhamfuneralhome.com


  • Jaron Horne
  • Paul Horne
  • Logan Dean
  • Kurt Knibutat
  • Ron Danner
  • Gary Danner


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Reception Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Emma Frieda Popp

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Sandra Huck

November 23, 2019

We were very sad when we heard about the loss of "Tante Emmi" but now we know that she is with her loving husband forever.
I am very proud that we met her in 2012...
Many hugs from Germany
Sandra with all the German family