Esther Snepp, 71

Esther “Kippy” (Hapner) Snepp, 71, of Peabody’s Nursing Home, North Manchester, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

She was born July 10, 1945, to Eldo and Mary Hapner.

Kippy was a homemaker and loved to create with her hands, garden and read.

She is survived by her sister, Rhonda (John) Ross, Lagro; four children, Lavona (Jim) Marks, North Manchester, Rachelle Sneed, Wabash, Riley (Kris) Gamsby, Wabash, and Ralph Gamsby, Roann; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gary Hapner; a daughter, Delana Parker; a son, Rodney Gamsby; and a grandson, Caleb Marks.

There were no services. A private celebration of life for the family is planned on Mother’s Day.

Our mother was a beautiful soul leaving behind a great legacy. She will be forever missed and loved dearly.


Posted on 2017 May 02