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Norma Jean Lapp

Norma Jean Lapp, 89, formerly of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021.

Mrs. Lapp worked as a dispatcher at Nipsco and retired from there. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and attended Bible study.

She was born on March 30, 1932, in Huntington, to Ford and Ada Greider Smith. She married Robert Lapp. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, David (Fe’) Lapp; two daughters, Deb (Michael) Oetting and Pam (Steve) Ambriole; a sister, Sherry (Tom) Helmsing; seven grandchildren, Dan (Cassie) Lapp, Jacqueline (Jim) Norrie, Ben and Scott Oetting, Joel Bultemeier and Jessica and Jacob Ambriole; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will take place at a later date. Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, is in charge of arrangements.

Inurment will take place at Covington Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne.

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