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Mary Yvonne Rapp

  • "With fond memories of Yvonne, with her pleasant smile and..."
    - Don Herr
  • "Chris and Rapp Family, Mary Jo and I were deeply saddened..."
    - Bob Sr& Mary Jo Haner
  • "My deepest sympathies to all the family. Yvonne was a..."
    - Roberta Williams
  • "So sorry for the loss of Yvonne. She was a grand lady,..."
  • "Chris, Words cannot express how saddened we are to hear of..."
    - Karen McFadden

RAPP, MARY YVONNE, 78, of Louisville, passed away peacefully June 14, 2014 surrounded by her family.

Yvonne was born July 27, 1935 in Lancaster, PA to Edward and Evelyn Kirchner. She was married to Christian F. Rapp in Paradise, PA in 1953.

Yvonne was a graduate of Thomas More College in Erlanger, K. Prior to college, in 1953, she was the head majorette and homecoming queen of McCaskey High School in Lancaster. Yvonne was the owner of Yvonne Rapp Gallery on Frankfort Avenue in Louisville for 25 years. Outside her family, her greatest joy was in helping artist succeed in their profession. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Louisville. She traveled well in her life and was loved by all who knew her.

Yvonne leaves behind to cherish her memories her loving husband Christian F. Rapp, her children Pamela Murphy, Linda Devore and Christian E. Rapp. Also her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service: noon Thursday at Pearson's 149 Breckenridge Lane with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Pearson's.

Memorial contribution may be made to the CBC Group at Baptist Health Louisville, 4003 Kresge Way, Louisville, KY, 40207.


Published in The Courier-Journal from June 17 to June 19, 2014
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Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-0349
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