George Rapp, Jr., 91

George Rapp, Jr., 91, of LaFontaine, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Rolling Meadow Health and Rehabilitation in LaFontaine.  He was born on Oct. 4, 1928, in Lincolnville, to the late George and Agnes F. (Mattox) Rapp, Sr.

George married Juanita C. Collins on Aug. 11, 1950; she survives.  He served in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean Conflict from 1950 to 1952.  George was retired from Markon and Honeywell.  He was a member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church, Wabash County Management Club, Kiwanis of Wabash, United Methodist Men, and the Grant County Historical Society. 

George is survived by one daughter, R. Marlene Minor, of Lisle, Ill.; and one son, John D. Rapp (Ann Herda-Rapp), of Wausau, Wisc.; and one grandchild, Jacob Rapp, Wausau; two brothers, Paul W. Rapp, of LaFontaine and Charles R. Rapp, of Wabash; and one sister, Ruth Summers, of North Manchester. George was preceded in death by daughter, Carol L. Rapp; as well as one sister, Joyce Cullar of Uniondale.

A private family service will be held at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.

At a future date, a memorial service will be held at Lincolnville UMC in the garden that George and Juanita worked on in their younger days. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, Indiana.

Preferred memorials are to the Lincolnville United Methodist Church, 5848 E 500 S, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2020 Jun 25