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John Joseph Kapik

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[May 10, 2017]  LINCOLN - John Joseph Kapik, 96, passed away at 6:40 p.m. on April 29, 2017 at The Christian Village of Lincoln.

Visitation: 5:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln

Service: 10:00 a.m. Thursday May 4 at the funeral home

Funeral home: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Lincoln    Mount Pulaski

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John Joseph Kapik, 96, passed away at 6:40 p.m. on April 29, 2017 at The Christian Village of Lincoln.

John was born on April 17, 1921 in Lincoln, son of Valentine and Marie (Krotz) Kapik. He married Ruth Evelyn Riggs on April 10, 1949 in Lincoln. She preceded him in death on October 15, 1997.

Surviving John are his daughters: Carol (Stan) Kuhn of Yantis, TX, Janice Kapik of Lincoln, and Sharon (Rick) Lunn of Spring Hill, KS; two grandchildren: Michael and Michelle Pepper; two step-grandchildren: Keri (Charles) Wallace and Jenni (Ethan) Stover. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Amelia Casstevens, Albert Kapik, and Rosemary Provin.

John was a United States Navy veteran, who proudly served his country during WWII. He retired from the light company after 35 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post #263, he enjoyed spending time outdoors especially hunting, fishing, gardening, and camping.

Services for John will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday May 4, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 also at the funeral home. Burial at New Union Cemetery will follow the service where full military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post# 263. Memorials may be made in Johnís name to the Christian Village.
 

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