In Memory


John Paap

JOHN W. PAAP, 64 ROCKFORD - John W. Paap, 64, Rockford, passed away on April 10, 2013. He was born on August 28, 1948, in Dixon, IL to John and Lotilla (Rhodes) Paap. He graduated from Dixon High School and married Karen Bechel on June 28, 1975. John was employed at Sundstrand until his retirement. He enjoyed NASCAR and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. He is survived by his wife, Karen; mother, Lotilla; sons, Jason (Jenny) Paap and Jeremy Paap; and brothers, Jim Paap and Jerry Paap. He was preceded in death by his Father, John L. Paap. Funeral service will held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to the time of service. Pastor Wendell Maynard will be officiating. Entombment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to OSF Hospice or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Online condolences can be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens .com.

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