Mary Louise Raphelt

Mary Louise Raphelt LUBBOCK-Mary Louise Raphelt, 83, of Denton, formerly of Lubbock, passed away on Nov. 25, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Lubbock, Texas, to Lewis T. and Ursie M. (Gibbs) Bledsoe. She was married to the late Herman Rapelt on July 16, 1949, in Ralls, Texas, and he passed away on Sept. 19, 2000. She was a graduate of Ralls High School, BS degree, Hardin Simmons University, Master's Degree, Texas Woman's University. She was a public school teacher in Post and Lubbock public school systems. She was a member of the Melonie Park Church in Lubbock. Mrs. Raphelt is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Donna and John Jeanes of Denton; niece, Torey Jeanes of Cat Spring; and nephew, Mike Jeanes of Denton; and a large extended family. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in the Chapel of Resthaven Funeral Home, 5740 W. 19th St., Lubbock, Texas, with Glenn Polk and Chip Polk officiating with entombment in Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the . Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery
5740 West 19th Street Lubbock, TX 79407
(806) 791-6200

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 1, 2013