Jan. 4, 1925 - July 23, 2012
KEARNEY, Nebraska -- Eileene A. Rapp, 87, of Kearney died Monday (July 23, 2012).
She was born Jan. 4, 1925, to Jay and Bessie (Carter) Poore in Red Willow County, Nebraska. She grew up in the McCook area where she attended Red Willow country school then graduated from McCook High School in 1942.
On Nov. 10, 1946, she married John W. Rapp. They lived in McCook then moved to the Axtell area in 1958. Eileene moved to Kearney in 2010.
She attended the Christian Science Church. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the Farmerettes Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1993; daughter, Karen in 2010; and brother, Jack in 2007.
Survivors include her children, Janice and husband, Carroll Soderquist of Axtell, Nebraska, Elaine and husband, Todd Pease of Axtell, Kelly and wife, Laureen Rapp of Kearney; sister, Phyllis Alberts of McCook, Nebraska; brother, Virgil Poore of Bassett, Virginia; sister-in-law, Verna Poore of McDonald, Kansas; son-in-law, Leon May of Omaha, Nebraska; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are Monday, July 30, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney. Sharon Hansen will officiate and burial will be at the Kearney Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Axtell Fire and Rescue squad. Messages of condolence can be left at www.hlmkfuneral.com.
Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney are in charge of arrangements.