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Raina Lynn (Marten) Tappe

October 10, 1953 ~ April 19, 2019 (age 65)

 

RAINA  L.  TAPPE

   Raina Lynn Tappe, 65, of Quincy, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Friday (April 19, 2019) at Sunset Home.

   Born October 10, 1953 in Davenport, Iowa,  Raina was the daughter of John H. and Donna Cook Marten.  She married Ted M. Tappe on April 1, 1997 in Reno, Nevada.  He preceded her in death on April 13, 2014.

   Raina played in countless softball tournaments and enjoyed playing sand volleyball. An avid bowler, Raina was a member of the Women's Bowling Association and bowled in the USBC Women's Nationals for over 20 years and had been named to the Women's All Star Team.

   Raina was devoted to her family and loved following her children's sporting events, no matter how near or far. She more recently had taken up a new hobby, following her great niece, Preslea Haxel in her cheerleading competitions.

   A 1972 graduate of Quincy High School, Raina followed in her family business, Feed Distributors, working along side her father until the business was sold in 2016. She continued on with the new owners of VFC Distributors until her retirement on August 1, 2018.

   Survivors include her two children, Alyson Tappe and Austin Tappe both of Quincy; her mother, Donna Marten of Quincy; two step children, Nick Tappe (Amanda) and Luke Tappe both of Quincy; a step grandchild, Ayden Tappe of Quincy; her sister, Vickey Haxel (Michael) of Quincy; two brothers in law, Tim Tappe (Diane) and Marty Tappe both of Quincy; two sisters in law, Terri Conner (Mark) of Austin, TX and Kathy Tappe of Quincy; many loving nieces and nephews; and her granddog, Kobe.

   Raina was preceded in death by her husband, Ted; her father, John Marten; her maternal and paternal grandparents; parents in law, Melvin and Wanda Tappe; a brother in law, Tony Tappe; and a nephew, Corey Haxel.

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Wednesday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Community Cancer Crush.

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