West Hyattsville, MD.

Oliver Leo App

Nov. 11, 1916 - March 14, 2006

Oliver Leo App, of West Hyattsville, Md., died at his residence Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at age 89.

He was born Nov. 11, 1916, to the late August Heinrich App and Katharina (nee Obermaier) App in Mequon. He grew up in Menomonee Falls and was drafted to serve as an Army Tech 4 during World War II.

Mr. App graduated from Wisconsin State Teacherís College and then obtained a law degree from George Washington University. He worked as an attorney for the Security and Exchange Commission with the federal government.

In his spare time, Mr. App had a "gentlemanís farm" in Martinsburg, W.Va.

His wife, Ruth Wettstein App, died Feb. 15, 2003. Mr. App is survived by his daughter, Marjorie App Bado; two sons, Steven O. and Michael A. App; and nine grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother, George App, and two sisters, Rosalin Jones and Martina Wagner.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 19, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Takoma Park, Md. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, 1006 Larch Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912, or to your local Meals On Wheels program.

Arrangements are being handled by Collins Funeral Home. Please call (301) 593-9500 or visit www.collinsfuneralhome.com.