Obituaries

In Memory Of

Florence M. Rapp
April 16, 1928 - July 9, 2017

Visitation:
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 - 4:00PM to 8:00PM
Thorp Funeral Home
110 W. School Street
Thorp, WI  54771

Services:
Thursday, July 13th, 2017 - 12:00PM
St. Bernard - St. Hedwig's Catholic Church
111 N. Church Street
Thorp, WI  54771

There will be a 7:30pm rosary service held at the funeral home on Wednesday evening.

Full Obituary

     Florence M. Rapp, a long-time resident of Thorp, WI passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Chippewa Manor.
     Florence was born in Chicago, IL on April 16, 1928 to Paul and Mary (Galarowicz) Janik. She married Edward R. Rapp on July 26, 1947 and they lived in the Chicago area until 1985 when they moved to Thorp, WI.
Florence was a wonderful seamstress, loved to sew and bake for friends and family, and was an active member of the PCCW at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Thorp.
     Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Edward Rapp; Grandsons, Matthew and George Rapp; and Great-Grandson, Jacob Rapp. She is survived by a sister, Pauline Stevens of Manhattan, IL and a brother, Dr. Thomas (Shari) Janik of Park Ridge, IL, sons Michael R. Rapp of Palos Park, IL, George (Terry) Rapp of Waupaca, WI, and daughter Mary (Craig) Morello of Stanley, WI. She is further survived by grandchildren Michael J. Rapp, Melissa (John) Kud, Stacey (Robert) Stewart, Kiel (Jessica) Morello, Colette (Nels) Wirtala, Christa (Ramon) Contreras, and Eric Morello and eight great-grandchildren.
     In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
     Visitation will take place at Thorp Funeral Home, 110 W. School Street, Thorp, WI, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 109 N. Church St., Thorp, WI one hour prior to a noon Celebration Mass. A luncheon will be served at the church immediately following Mass.
     Florence will be buried next to her husband at Holy Sepulchre in Worth, IL.