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Dane R. Rapp, 95

March 18, 2020

Dane R. Rapp, 95, formerly of Ronks, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Brethren Village. He was born in Lancaster to the late Charles and Bertha (Kramer) Rapp. Dane was married to Ruby E. (Bishop) Rapp for 61 years before her death in 2009.

He worked at the Armstrong flooring plant for 44 years, and then made ice cream at Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant. Dane loved his family and time spent with them. He had a great sense of humor. He was a baker of cakes for birthdays and weddings, and he enjoyed tending his flower and vegetable garden.

Dane loved Jesus. He was a member of Lancaster Grace Brethren Church, where he and Ruby taught Sunday school for many years.

Surviving Dane are his daughter Lois Marie, wife of Randy R. Maxson of Winona Lake, IN, son Kerry E. Rapp, husband of the late Deborah (Kern) of Lebanon, 6 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and his sisters, Evelyn Rineer of Strasburg and Stella Rapp of Paradise. Dane was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon Dale, Wayne W., Sr., Louis and Myles “Boot” Rapp.

A Memorial Service will take place 10:30 AM, Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Lancaster Grace Brethren Church, 911, Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. Private interment in Georgetown U.M. Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Brethren Village Good Samaritan Fund, Development Office, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543.

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April 15, 2020

Worked With Dane At Armstrong As One Of My First Jobs.   Was A Fine Christian Man I’m Sure He Will Be Missed!
Steve Stokes

March 23, 2020

We have fond memories of Dane! Can’t wait to see him again in Glory.
Phil and Stephanie Hodges

March 21, 2020

To the Dane Rapp Family,
My sincere condolences and my prayers of comfort to you all. I started at Grace Church in the late 60’s and knew your Dad very well as all of his family. I admired your dad for all the work he did in our kitchen at church. That was “his” kitchen and I always looked forward to the delicious sweet treats he would make for our church.  I know someday we will meet again. God bless you all and may God give you the comfort and the strength as you go thru this sad time in your life. The Heavens has just called another Angel home!!
Dori Weiler

March 21, 2020

He was a godly man who was fun and caring and loved his family lots.  I know he will make Heaven richer.  
Ed Lewis

Services
Saturday, March 20, 2021
10:30 AM
Lancaster Grace Brethren Church
911, Rohrerstown Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
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