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S: Howard Wayne Clapp ~ the early years

BC: For: Our Dad & Grandpa From: Mark & Lori Brad, Dustin & Shane Clapp We Love You! Made by: Lori Clapp 2012

FC: Howard Wayne Clapp | ~the early years~

1: Howard Wayne Clapp Born September 9, 1931 Volga, South Dakota to Harbert and Geneva Clapp

2: Parents | Herbert & Geneva Clapp | Howard Clapp

3: Great Grandparents | Grandparents | William & Rolfena (VanderScheer) Clapp | Hiram & Jennie Clapp | William & Agnes VanderBerg

4: Parents Herbert & Geneva Clapp

5: Herbert Garrett Clapp: born August 23, 1906 in Kalamazoo, MI Geneva: born July 12, 1910 in Volga, South Dakota Married ~ February 1930 in Volga, South Dakota at the home of William & Agnes VandenBerg Herbert worked on the railroad for several years, farmed and then owned and operated a filling station. He was very mechanical and tender hearted. He was a hard worker and a risk taker with business. Geneva was a homemaker and mother of two; Howard and Leona. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, playing cards and games. Known for her competitive spirit They attended the Christian Reformed Church of Volga. They moved to Lynden Washington for 2 years around 1960 to help their daughter Leona with her family. While there, Herbert worked in the fields moving irrigation lines. When they returned to Volga, Herbert worked in the greenhouses of South Dakota State University then drove school bus until he died on February 3, 1981 from cancer. In 1984 Geneva moved to Lynden Washington to be near Leona and family. She lived there until she died in September 20, 1996 of heart & kidney failure.

6: Williams headstone from the Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo, section M | ~Grandfather~ William H. Clapp Born May 19 or 20, 1866 Died 1908 in Kalamazoo Michigan | Father of Herbert Garrett Clapp

7: ~Grandmother~ Rolfena (VanderScheer) Clapp Born 8-3-1872 Died 7-20-1960 | Rolfena at age 19 | Mother of Herbert Garrett Clapp

8: ~Great Grandparents~

9: Great-Great Grandparents | Parents of Jennie Loyers

10: Born: 10-13-1883 Died: 1948 65 years old | William & Agnes (Karel) VandenBerg | Parents of Geneva (VandenBerg) Clapp

12: Bastian VerMuellen ~ second husband of Rolfena (VandereScheer) Clapp lived in Volga SD

14: Howard 1933 ~ 1 1/2 years old 800 block of South Kason Street Volga, SD | ~1942~ on the front porch of Uncle Henry & Aunt Alice | 8 MONTHS OLD 1932

15: Leona Ruth (Born 09/06/1933) & Howard | ~1941~ 10 YEARS OLD

16: School Days | 1943 ~ 12 Years Old | 1941 ~ 10 Years Old | 1946 ~ Freshman year | 1946

17: Volga Public Schools | (Kindergarten)

18: Football

19: Basketball | Band

20: 1951-1955 | Basic Training: San Antonio TX School in Biloxi, Mississippi then onto Korea (1951-52) as a Control Tower Operator. Returned state side spending time in Omaha, then Biloxi and back to Omaha working as a Ground Control Operator. Discharged from Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, Nebraska 1955

21: Charlie Straton & Howard

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