Clifford D. Clapp, Lyons, Wi (1931-2014)
October 5, 1931 - January 21, 2014
Clifford D. Clapp, 82, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee. Born in Lake Geneva, on Oct. 5, 1931, he was the son of Clifford M. and Sarah E. (Storey) Clapp. He lived his early life in Lake Geneva, and graduated from Burlington High School. He served his country in the Army during the Korea War. On June 30, 1956, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lyons, he was united in marriage to Joyce Ann Ahler. Following marriage they made their home in the Lyons area, where they raised their family. Cliff was a maintenance/welder for Trent Tube in East Troy. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lyons, and a long time member of the Serra Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening, camping and playing cards.
Cliff is survived by his wife, Joyce; his children: Jeffrey (Susan) Clapp of Waukesha, Dennis (Theresa) Clapp of Burlington, Mary (Jim) Burd of Ashville, NC, Kenneth (Digna) Clapp of Greenfield, Karol (Phil) Koenen of Burlington, and Tony (Andrea) Clapp of Burlington. He is further survived by his grandchildren: Greg (Adrien) Clapp, Becky Clapp, Jessica Clapp, Kristina (Marc-Louis) Paprzyca, Gabrielle Clapp, Kelly Burd, Megan (Forrest) Wright, Peter Koenen, Abigail Koenen, Gracie Clapp, Ella Clapp, Brinley Clapp, Cooper Clapp; two great-grandchildren, Kylin and Easton Wright; two brothers, Dorance Clapp of Springfield, and Raymond (Karen) Clapp of Williams Bay; two sisters, Verneta Hudson of Milwaukee, and Judy (Jim) Slack of Elkhorn. He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters: Evelyn Quass, Esther Powell, Eleanor Borgan and Betty Fortney.
Memorials have been suggested to St. Joseph's Catholic Church or to L-Arche, 151 S. Ann St., Mobile, Alabama 36604
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses at St. Luke's Medical Center and all the staff at Fresenius Dialysis for their care and compassion.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at 1 p.m. at ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Lyons, with Rev. John Baumgartner presiding. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at CHURCH. Burial will follow the Mass at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory
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