Clarence L. Kapp, age 91, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, January 20 at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services for 91 year old Clarence L. Kapp will be Thursday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested in the form of masses, to Father Paul’s Ghana Project, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
He was born on Sunday, July 08, 1923, in Highland, IL, the son of John A. and Maggie (nee Holzinger) Kapp.
On Tuesday, January 22, 1946, he married Ruth M. Kapp (nee Litteken) who survives in Highland.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a member of Madison County Farm Bureau; Highland Moose Lodge #2479.
Clarence was born on the family farm; south of Highland; attend Buckeye Country School. He worked on the family farm. He was a Hod Carrier with Local 197 in Belleville, IL. He also worked for A.O. Smith Steel Corp. He farmed south of Highland; raising beef cattle and grain. He loved fishing and enjoyed his club house on the Kaskaskia River. He enjoyed making bonfires and deer hunting. He loved to butcher. He was an avid Euchre player. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling. He always enjoyed when his grandchildren and great grandchildren would come to visit.
Wife – Ruth M. Kapp nee Litteken, Highland, IL
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) Ottenscheider, Breese, IL
Grandchild – Luke M. (special friend Amanda) Kapp, Trenton, IL
Grandchild – Amy Sue (Tim) Patrick, Marine, IL
Grandchild – Clint M. (Natasha) Kapp, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Ann P. (special friend Danny) Johnesse, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Casey S. (Clay) Rolfingsmeier, Breese, IL
Great Grandchildren – Sixteen
Brother – Nelson H. (Marilyn) Kapp, Highland, IL
Sister – Lorene M. Hollenkamp, O Fallon, IL
He was preceded in death by:
Father – John A. Kapp
Mother – Maggie Kapp nee Holzinger
Grandchild – Neal Kapp died 08/06/1994
Grandchild – Nolan Kapp died 09/02/1983
Brother – George J. Kapp died 10/26/2004
Brother – Edwin Kapp died 08/05/2000
Sister – Frances E. Mersinger died 07/15/1988
Sister – Margaret J. Werner died 12/20/2001
Brother – John E. Kapp died 08/05/2007
Brother – Edgar B. Kapp died 04/16/2009
Sister – Bernice M. Hollenkamp died 08/26/2008
Sister – Mary Ann Brown died 2013
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249