Ruth M. Kapp


Ruth M. Kapp, age 93 of Highland, IL, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at Faith Countryside Homes/Faith Care Center in Highland, IL.

She was born on Sunday, February 15, 1925, in Aviston, IL, the daughter of Joseph F. and Bertha J. (nee Poettker) Litteken.

On Tuesday, January 22, 1946, she married Clarence L. Kapp at St. Francis of Assisi in Aviston, IL, who passed away on January 20, 2015.

She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church and a member of Woodmen of the World.

Ruth was born in Aviston, IL on the family farm north of town. She and her husband operated a Dairy, Grain, and Livestock farm south of Highland and she lived on the farm most of her life. She and her husband had done butchering in the area for various farm families. She enjoyed taking care of her gardening. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. She loved spending time and taking care of her grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Son – Kenneth G. (Mary) Kapp, Highland, IL
Son – Dennis L. (Joyce) Kapp, Highland, IL
Son – Michael C. (Kay) Kapp, Trenton, IL
Daughter – Patricia A. (Kenneth) Weber, Alhambra, IL
Daughter – Carey Sue (James) Mosby, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Deborah A. (Matt) Workman, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Barbara M. (Daniel) Ashford, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Greg L. (special friend Jody) Kapp, Alhambra, IL
Grandchild – Mandy L. (Jeff) Ottenschnieder, Aviston, IL
Grandchild – Luke M. (special friend Amanda) Kapp, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Clint M. (Natasha) Kapp, Pierron, IL
Grandchild – Amy Sue (Tim) Patrick, Marine, IL
Grandchild – Ann P. (Special Friend Danny) Weber, Alhambra, IL
Grandchild – Casey S. (Clay) Rolfingsmeier, Breese, IL
Great Grandchildren – Seventeen
Brother – Leo (Pat) Litteken, Albers, IL
Sister – Jane Gephart, Aviston, IL
Sister – Judy (Jim) Boehler, Aviston, IL

She was preceded in death by:
Husband – Clarence L. Kapp – Died 1/20/2015
Father – Joseph F. Litteken – Died 03/13/1948
Mother – Bertha J. Litteken, nee Poettker – Died 03/12/1963
Grandchild – Neal Kapp – Died 08/06/1994
Grandchild – Nolan Kapp – Died 09/02/1983
Brother – Chester S. Litteken – Died 11/14/1995
Brother – Leonard F. Litteken – Died 01/09/2006
Brother – Joseph F. Litteken – Died 6/23/1981
Brother – Stanley A. Litteken – Died 12/26/1995
Brother – Jerome W. “Ken” Litteken – Died 06/06/1966
Brother – Maurice J. “Mort” Litteken – Died 03/06/2018
Sister – Esther A. Trame – Died 04/20/2007
Sister – Irene M. Holtgrave – Died 02/25/2009
Sister – Bertha A. Thole – Died 12/15/2012
Sister – Laura M. Kapp – Died 03/02/2014

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL .

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Rev. Father Pat Jakel, officiating.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to HSHS Hospice; Masses; Highland Moose Lodge #2479; American Diabetes Association; or Activity Fund at Faith Countryside Homes.

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