Michael P. Rapp

    Michael P. Rapp 61, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    He was born in Springfield, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1952, to the late Clarence and Phyllis (Pollock) Rapp. He married Carla J. Smitley Aug. 17, 1978; she survives.
    Mike attended Grace Fellowship Church and was a member of the American Legion Post 43. Mike was employed at E.P.C. in Geneva. He served his country in the United States Army.
    He is survived by a son, Paul Rapp of Decatur; a daughter, Kylee Simmons of Waldorf, Md.; and two grandsons, Matthew and Silas Rapp.
    Mike was preceded in death by an infant son, Sampson; and a grandson, Bladen.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home with Pastor Dan York officiating.
    Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.     Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
    Preferred memorials may be made to Lilly Bear’s Rescue (for pets) or Grace Fellowship Church.
    Online condolences may be made at www.haggardandsefton.com.