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George Rapp, Jr.

October 4, 1928 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 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 October 4, 1928, in Lincolnville, to the late George and Agnes F. (Mattox) Rapp, Sr.

George married Juanita C. Collins on August 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, Illinois, and one son, John D. Rapp (Ann Herda-Rapp), of Wausau, Wisconsin, and one grandchild, Jacob Rapp, Wausau, Wisconsin. 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, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940. 

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

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