TAPPER, Alice 1896-1986
TAPPER, MILLER, MEYER
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Date: 1/12/2017 at 17:19:45
Alice Tapper, Age 90, Dies
Mrs. Alice Tapper of Stout passed away at 1:10 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Cedar Falls Health Care Center in Cedar Falls, where she had been a resident since July 27, 1985.
Funeral services were held at the Reformed Church of Stout on Thursday, July 31, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Don Ringnalda officiated.
Robert Tapper sang "When Morning Gilds the Sky" and "Jesus Is Tenderly Calling." He was accompanied by Mrs. Robert Tapper. Mrs. Bernard Schnell played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
The casket bearers were Alvin Miller, William H. Grimm, Jr., Harvey Eiklenborg, Harold Rademaker, Harvey Peters, and John O. Peters.
Ushers were Harm Meyer and Edwin Dreesman. Mrs. John Konken and Mrs. Charles Juel were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Stout Cemetery, Stout.
Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.
Mrs. Tapper was born February 9, 1896, in Grundy county, the daughter of Koert J. and Hemkea Meyer Miller. She attained the age of 90 years, five months and 20 days.
She grew up on a farm near Stout and later in life, on December 26, 1944, she was united in marriage to Edzard Tapper.
After their marriage, they lived in Waterloo. In March of 1953, her husband passed away. In 1954, she moved back to Stout, where she lived until she became a resident of the Care Center.
She was a member of the Reformed Church of Stout.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edzard, three stepsons, Otto, Ted and Melvin, one brother and four sisters.
She is survived by one stepson, Harvey Tapper of rural Dike; one step-daughter-in-law, Jane Tapper of Parkersburg; one brother, Oscar Miller of Parkersburg; three sisters, Mrs. Dena Rademaker of Stout, Mrs. Jessie Young and Mrs. Harlan (Carrie) Horner, both of Cedar Falls; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Dike Funeral Chapel of Dike was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 August 1986, pg 8
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