Richard Krapp

Aug. 19, 1937 — March 23, 2017

The family request that memorials be directed to the Meister Scholarship Fund at Bishop Garrigan, the Dave Shumway Endowment at Algona High School of or the Animal Rescue Family.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 7, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 7, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church.

Richard John Krapp was born on Aug. 19, 1937, to Martin and Margaret (Boyer) Krapp. He graduated from St. John's High School and in 1956 married Patricia O'Donnell. They had two sons, Steven (Joann) Eischen) and Robert (Lisa Bisenius).

He had been a resident of Westview Care Center in Britt, and passed away on March 23, 2017, at the Hancock County Hospital, Britt.

In addition to his immediate family he is survived by two brothers, Edmund (Karen) and Kenneth (Helen), sisters-in-law, Helen (Gerald) Erpelding and Kathleen (John) Nemmers, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister, and a brother, John.

Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at


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Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

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