Florentine Gapp

A funeral service was held Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of Langdon for Florentine Gapp, 96, of Langdon.

Florentine Gapp

Posted on 12/19/13

She died Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital of Langdon.

Interment at Calvary Cemetery in the spring.

Florentine Kartes was born to John and Anna (Metzger) Kartes on June 23, 1917. She was united in marriage to Benny Schneider in 1937. They had one son, Jack. Florentine Schneider and Charles Gapp were united in marriage on October 21, 1941. They lived in the Mt. Carmel area before moving to Langdon in 1948. She resided at the Maple Manor Care Center since 2006. She was a member of the St. Alphonsus Altar Society and the Langdon Eagles Auxiliary.

Florentine is survived by her children: Jack (Paulette) of Marion, Iowa, Gary (Dixie) of North Fork, Idaho; Janet (Rick) Haukness of Key West, Fla.; Arlene (David) Lewis of Boise, Idaho; and Deborah Gapp of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grand-children, and brother Lowell (Marilyn) Kartes of Langdon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Benny Schneider and Charles Gapp; six brothers: Sylvester, Mark, Clem, Allen, Abraham and Henry; and sisters: Laura Perius Bruers and Bernadine Mikkelsen.

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Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon was in charge of arrangements.