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Raymond C. “Ray” Clapper

Birth
Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Death
2 Apr 2022 (aged 78)
Ames, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID
238601388 View Source

Ray Clapper, age 78, of Ames, Nebraska, died April 2, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

An amazing and loving husband, father, papa and grandpa who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He was born October 19, 1943 in Fremont, Nebraska to Howard and Norma Clapper. He graduated from Fremont High School and lived in the Fremont area his entire life. He started employment at Buckridge Plumbing and Heating in Fremont, where he later became partner and sole owner of the business. He had recently retired.

Ray married (Schneider) on May 9, 1965 and they were blessed with three children.

He was a lifelong member of First Christian Church and served as Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader, Elder and Chairman of the Board. Ray loved the outdoors and enjoyed running, fishing, hunting, boating and skiing. He loved watching Nascar races and was an avid Husker fan. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He was happiest when surrounded by his family. His fondest memories were spending time with his family at the lake or vacationing in Cabo San Lucas.

Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.

Ray Clapper, age 78, of Ames, Nebraska, died April 2, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

An amazing and loving husband, father, papa and grandpa who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He was born October 19, 1943 in Fremont, Nebraska to Howard and Norma Clapper. He graduated from Fremont High School and lived in the Fremont area his entire life. He started employment at Buckridge Plumbing and Heating in Fremont, where he later became partner and sole owner of the business. He had recently retired.

Ray married (Schneider) on May 9, 1965 and they were blessed with three children.

He was a lifelong member of First Christian Church and served as Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader, Elder and Chairman of the Board. Ray loved the outdoors and enjoyed running, fishing, hunting, boating and skiing. He loved watching Nascar races and was an avid Husker fan. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He was happiest when surrounded by his family. His fondest memories were spending time with his family at the lake or vacationing in Cabo San Lucas.

Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.

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