Karl F. Kappes of Stockton died Thursday February 8, 1968 in Freeport Memorial Hospital. He was a road maintainer for Rees Construction for 15 years, working for the city of Stockton the past year. He was born near Stockton February 27, 1901, son of Joseph and Bertha (Reibel) Kappes. Surviving are two brothers, Raymond and Lawrence, both of Stockton; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Batchelder of Stockton. He is buried in St. Hon's Catholic Cemetary at Savanna, Illiinois.
Newsclippings saved by my grandmother; Julia (Peirce) White, who lived in Warren at the time of her death. Possibly these obits are from the Freeport and⁄or Rockford papers.
Submitted by: Nancy A White on 19 June 2001