Donald D. APER

Donald D. Aper

LINCOLN, IL - Donald D. Aper, 84, died at 12:40 a.m., March 20, 2014, at Christian Village in Lincoln, Ill.

Don was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Orville Township, Rural Hartsburg, Ill., the son of Friedrich W. and Clara Hartwig Aper. He married Mary Mobley, then Mary Malloy and then later married Claire Baker.

Don is survived by one sister: Darlene Wiggers Aper (Bob Singley); one niece, Kim Wiggers (Paul) de Otte of Beason; and three nephews: K. Alan (Sheryl) Wiggers of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Kurt A. (Ronda) Wiggers of Great Falls, Mont., and Richard D. Aper of Pekin, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Walter F. Aper.

Don is a retired mail carrier from the U.S. Postal Service. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, American Legion Post #263, Eagles Lodge #2708 and the National Letter Carriers Association.

Services will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lincoln, the Rev. Candida Turner officiating. There is no visitation. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church of the American Legion Post #263.

Arrangements were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Funeral Home

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home
127 South Logan Street Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-4155

Published in The Lincoln Courier on Mar. 21, 2014