Obituary Record

Walter H (Sr) Japp
Died on 1/9/1989
Buried in Kennard Cemetery

#1 Printed in the January 12, 1989 Enterprise

Walter H. Japp, Sr., 87

Walter H. Japp, Sr., 87, died at the Crowell Home on Jan. 9, 1989.

Walter was born on July 31, 1901 on a farm in rural Blair to William and Dora (Harder) Japp. He attended Sunnyside School and Kennard High School.

On April 4, 1923 he was united in marriage to Marie Wrich in Omaha. The couple farmed in the Kennard area for 65 years.

Walter was a member of the Emmaus Lutheran Church and a member of the Blair Eagles.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Marie; two sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and JoAnn Japp, Jr. of Kennard and Lyle and Phyllis Japp of Omaha; two daughters, Mildred (Mrs. Don) Krampe of Marion, In., Mary Lou Andersen of Omaha; by 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister Christine (Mrs. Paul) Wulf of Fremont.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13 at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Kennard. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Campbell Funeral Home in Blair.

#2 Funeral Leaflet


In Loving Memory of Walter Hans Japp Jr.

Born: May 24, Kennard, Nebraska ~ Entered Into Rest: December 19, 2020 Blair, Nebraska

Funeral Service 1:30 PM Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Campbell Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating: Rev. Marshall Johnson. Musical Selections: “Blessed Be The Tie That Binds”, “Old Rugged Cross”, “Amazing Grace”

Pallbearers: Brian Japp, Michael Japp, Suzie Japp, Sara Green, Katie Daniels, Nolan Japp, Hannah Japp, Walter Mantler, Evangeline Mantler, Chuck Trofholz, Becky Miralles, Adam Trofholz

Graveside Services: Kennard Cemetery, Kennard, Nebraska

~~~Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska. ~~~

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Note: Burial is in Blk 8 Lot 7 Space 6 in the Kennard Cemetery.

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 1/12/1989