Raymond Sapp

Raymond Olen Sapp, 78, of Rushville, died at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at his home.

He was born March 26, 1920, in Wyanet, a son of Clarence Elwood and Ardella Stuart Sapp. He married Amy J. Kerr on Aug. 13, 1941, in Rushville. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, John of Hartland, Wis.; one sister, Jeane Towne of Wyanet; three grandchildren; and twin great-grandsons.

Six brothers and five sisters preceded him in death.

He attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, where he played varsity football. He was a plumbing and heating contractor in Astoria and Havana and also worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Canton until retiring. He was a member of Vermont Masonic Lodge 117, AF&AM, and First United Methodist Church in Havana.

Services were held Monday at First United Methodist Church in Rushville with Revs. Scott Henley and Robert Smith officiating. Burial was in the Rushville City Cemetery. Arrangements were by Worthington Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the church in Rushville or to the Milwaukee County Council of the Boy Scouts of America for the Raymond Sapp Fund for camping for underprivileged children.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/23/1998


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