Edward A. Rappold,
funeral service will be held today, Aug, 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. for Edward
A. Rappold at Faith Lutheran Church, in Cedarburg. The visitation will
be held today at the church from noon until 1:45 p.m. The Rev. Dale
Erickson will be officiating the funeral service. Interment will take
place on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at 9 a.m. at Immanuel Cemetery in
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Faith Lutheran Church or to the charity
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Ed passed away in Mahtomedi, Minn., on July 31, 2013, at the age of 93.
Ed was born on Oct. 5 1919, in Milwaukee, the son of Edgar Rappold and
Elsie (nee Krantz) Rappold. He was later united in marriage to Alda
Rappold on Aug. 2, 1941, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Cedarburg. Their
marriage was blessed with two daughters, Gail and Lynn.
In May of 1944, Ed was inducted to the U.S. Army Air Corps and served
his country until March of 1946.
Ed was very active throughout the Cedarburg community. He was a charter
member at Faith Lutheran Church, he served on the city council for many
years, he was a member of the Rose Harms American Legion Post 288, and
he was also a member of the Cedarburg Fire Department for more than 65
Ed is survived by his wife, Alda Rappold; daughters, Gail Hoffman and
Lynn (Roger) Hamblin; grandchildren, Daniel (Kim) Hoffman, Stephen
Hoffman, Megan (Jeff) Pothen, and Jeremy (Christy) Hamblin;
great-grandchildren, Austin, Zoey, and Dylan Hoffman, and Grant Hamblin;
and siblings, Kenneth (Renata) Rappold and Audrey (Donald) Seifert. He
is further survived by other relatives and many friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; his son-in-law, Michael
Hoffman; and brother, Harold Rappold.
Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.