5:00-7:30 p.m. Wednesday May 3, 2017 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
10:00 a.m. Thursday May 4 at the funeral home
John Joseph Kapik, 96, passed away at 6:40 p.m.
on April 29, 2017 at The Christian Village of
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
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