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James A. Ardapple

Published: Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
James A. Ardapple

MORRISON – James A. Ardapple, 98, of Morrison, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Resthave Retirement and Nursing Home in Morrison. He was a city and rural mail carrier for more than 30 years for the U.S. Postal Service in Morrison.

James was born Aug. 27, 1915, in Morrison, the son of George H. and Anna (Klount) Ardapple. He served in the Army during World War II. He married Jane Heusinkveld on Dec. 12, 1945, in Home Acres, Mich. He was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jane Ann (Marc Adami) Ardapple of Morrison and Beth Ardapple of Bass, Ark.; two sons, Philip Ardapple of Mount Carroll and Mark Ardapple of Morrison; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred Slickers of West Lafayette, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Alene Vandermyde and Helen Holt.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. today and the funeral at 11:30 a.m. today at Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, with the Rev. Gerald H. Norman, pastor, and Ken Renkes, director of congregational care, co-officiating. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison is handling arrangements.

Memorials have been established.

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