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Gary Lee Rapp

Born: Sat., Aug. 5, 1950
Died: Fri., Nov. 8, 2013


3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 12, 2013
Location: Sugar Grove Church of God

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Nov. 13, 2013
Location: Sugar Grove Church of God

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GARY LEE RAPP, age 63, of Churubusco, died on Friday, November 8, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Mr. Rapp was born in Garrett, Indiana on August 5, 1950 to Dick A. Rapp,Sr. and Janice Fern (Trumbull) Rapp. His mother preceded him in death on March 29, 2009. Gary graduated from Churubusco High School in 1968 and the Nashville Auto Diesel College. He married Edna Marie Lafevor on May 26, 1972. Gary was employed as a mechanic at various places over the years including Saunder's Truck Rental in Columbia City, Montgomery Ward in Fort Wayne, Blue Bell in Columbia City, Wayne Candies in Fort Wayne, and Tokheim in Fort Wayne. Gary loved spending time with his grandkids, camping trips to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park and area state parks, visiting the zoo, his pet birds and tropical fish, turtles, and the Indianapolis Colts.

Survivors include:
His wife, Edna Rapp of Churubusco.
Father, Dick A. Rapp of Churubusco.
Son, Timothy and Amy Rapp of Avilla.
Four grandchildren: Bryan, Thomas, Cody, and Katie Rapp all at home in Avilla.
Sister, Cheryl and Steve Fleetwood of Churubusco.
Brother, Dick Rapp,Jr. and his wife, Ruth of Churubusco.
Brother, Daryl and Joyce Rapp of Katy, Texas.
Brother, Aaron and Kim Rapp of Avilla.
Many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 3:00-8:00pm at the Sugar Grove Church of God, 5019 E. 500 S., Churubusco. There will also be visitation one hour before the funeral service on Wednesday.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:00am at Sugar Grove Church of God. Officiating the funeral service will be Dean Trumbull and Pastor Richard Dickson.
Burial will be at  Eel River Cemetery near Churubusco.
Preferred memorials may be made to Parkview Home Health and Hospice or to Black Pine Animal Park in Albion.
Send a condolence to the family or View a Video Tribute of Gary by Tuesday at www.northernindianafuneralcare.com
Arrangements by Northern Indiana Funeral Care of Fort Wayne.


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Vickie Resler
   Posted Sun November 10, 2013
Dick and Ruth, Cheryl and Steve,

Sincere sympathy to you and your families on the loss of your brother. Hugs and prayers for continued strength during this difficult time.


Cheri Klopfenstein
   Posted Sun November 10, 2013
So sorry to hear about the lose of another class mate. My heart goes out to the family. Time goes to fast.

Sam Ziadeh
   Posted Mon November 11, 2013
My condolences goes out to Edna Rapp , Dick Rapp , Timothy and Amy Rapp and to my dearest Cheryl and Steve Fleetwood , Dick Rapp,Jr. and his wife, Ruth Daryl and Joyce Rapp also special condolence to Aaron and Kim Rapp , god bless you all...

Bob Beideck
   Posted Tue November 12, 2013
Edna and family,

I'm sorry for your loss.


R & C Krider
   Posted Fri November 15, 2013
Our deepest sympathy and continued prayers over the these next few weeks & months as God reveals the plan for those of you left on earth
May the peace that passes understanding envelope all those Gary was
close to as healing begins for those left behind

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