Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
James F. Pape, 81, De Palma Terrace Senior Living, Placentia, Calif., died Nov. 13, 2009, at his residence.
He was born in New Bremen on Jan. 17, 1928, to Carl W. Sr. and Hilda Dicke Pape. On April 11, 1953, he married Mary Lou Wagner, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Kevin (Kim), Lake Elsnore, Calif. and a daughter Jaye (Steve) Hammersma, Yorba Linda, Calif.; a brother, Don Pape, Harrison; a sister-in-law Carolyn Pape, New Bremen; a brother-in-law, Floyd (Jocelyn) Chiles; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Carl Jr. and David.
A 1946 graduate of New Bremen High School, he retired from Dibold Company. He was member of the New Bremen Historical Association.
Services were Nov. 22, 2009, at Yorba Linda Presbyterian Church, California. He was cremated.
Contributions may be made to the donor's choice.