In memory of
Ralph Raymond Trapp
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In memory of
Ralph Raymond Trapp
Ralph was born on April 17, 1929 and passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Ralph was a resident of Watertown, Wisconsin at the time of passing. Ralph served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and worked as an electrician in the service. Obituary for Ralph Raymond Trapp Watertown ' Ralph Raymond Trapp, age 87, passed away on January 10, 2017 while at the Watertown Regional Medical Center in Watertown. Ralph was born on April 17, 1929 in Milwaukee, the son of Edwin and Margaret (Hintze) Trapp. Ralph married Mabel Schultz on July 20, 1957 at the Trinity Evangelical Reformed Church in Brookfield. Ralph served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and worked as an electrician in the service. After his service, he worked at the Purina Feed Mill before buying his farm. Ralph dairy farmed in the Watertown area until his retirement in 1995 and he was a true caretaker of the land and the animals. He played trumpet in the Brookfield band while in grade school and graduated from Waukesha High School in 1948. Ralph is survived by his wife, Mabel; six children, Nancy (Charlie) Kosanke, Alvin Trapp, Sally (Chris) Kosanke, Frank (Jammie) Trapp, Nola (Joe) Bishop, Alice Trapp; 13 grandchildren, Pam Kosanke, Michael (Amanda) Kosanke, Lisa (Andy) Werner, Travis (Caley) Kosanke, Trevor Kosanke, Samantha Kosanke, Wes Trapp, Beau Trapp and Bradley Trapp, Kaia Bishop, Courtney Bishop, Jimmy Bishop, Katie Bishop,; 2 great grandchildren, Martha and Norman; two brothers, Melvin and Carl Trapp and nieces, nephews and other relatives. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents and his step mother, Fritzi Trapp. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to the family in his memory. Memorial services will take place at the Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home, 500 Welsh Road, Watertown on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 12:00 PM Noon until the time of services. Pastor Sanette Francis will officiate. Burial of cremated remains will take place at a later date at Glenview Memorial Park in Ixonia. Online condolences can be sent to www.svfuneralhome.com To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Ralph Raymond Trapp, please visit our Tribute Store. Upcoming Events VISITATION Sunday 15 Jan 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service 500 Welsh Road P.O. Box 482 Watertown, WI 53098 Get directions: Text Directions Email Directions Google Maps Order flowers for Ralph Guaranteed delivery before Ralph's visitation begins. SERVICE Sunday 15 Jan 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service 500 Welsh Road P.O. Box 482 Watertown, WI 53098 Get directions: Text Directions Email Directions Google Maps Order flowers for Ralph Guaranteed delivery before Ralph's service begins. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be directed to the family in his memory.
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