Thursday, January 8, 2004
URSULA M. CLAPP
Ursula M. Clapp, 80, long-time Grandview and
Sunnyside resident, passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Kadlec Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 21, 1923 in Sunnyside and was
raised by Alfred J. and Ida H. (Edwards) Sprong. Ursula received her education
in Sunnyside, graduating with the class of 1942. On June 14, 1942 she married
George Albert Clapp in Sunnyside.
She enjoyed needlepoint, knitting and was an
avid reader. Ursula loved traveling in the motor home, fishing, camping and
spending time with family and friends at Curlew Lake. She was a member of the
Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grandview.
She is survived by one daughter, Trudy Fassett
and husband, Ken, of Sanford, Fla.; two sons, John Clapp and wife, Adri, of
Grandview and Ted Clapp and wife, Sue, of Sunnyside; six grandchildren, Edie
Graf and husband, George, Chris Clapp and wife, Jessica, Danny Clapp, Michael
Clapp, Jana Sall and husband, Paige, and Beth Clapp; one great-grandson, Case
Graf; and one great-granddaughter, Adri Mae Graf.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her
husband, George, in 2001; and one grandson, Adrian Clapp, in 1978.
Viewing and visitation will be held Sunday, Jan.
11, 2004, from 2 until 5 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, from 8:30 a.m. until
time of service at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Burial will be at
Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside. Those wishing to honor Ursula’s
memory may contribute to the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Grandview, or to the
Union Gospel Mission in Yakima.