May 31, 1975 - September 30, 2020
Richard “Alan” Sapper, II, age 45, of Merrillville, formerly of Hobart, passed away on September 30, 2020. He was a graduate of Trinity Lutheran School Class of 1989; Hobart High School Class of 1993; and Indiana University Class of 1997. Alan received his Master’s Degree from University of Phoenix in 2010. He was a manager for Work One in Hammond, Gary, Morocco, and Rensselaer, a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hobart. In Scouting Alan was an Eagle Scout; District Chairman, Prairie Dunes; Cubmaster and Founder of Pack 1517 of Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Hobart; Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 69, Hobart and Merit Badge Counselor, Pathway to Adventure Council. He was preceded in death by his first wife-Christy Sapper (nee Todd); grandparents-John Sapper, Norman and Audrey Streit; uncle-Thomas Parry; cousin-Nicole Kraynik (nee Bradford). Alan is survived by his wife-Heather; children-Richard “Richie” III and Nicholas “Nicky” Sapper; parents-Richard and Evelyn Sapper; grandmother-Fran Sapper; sister-Jennifer (Bil) Mack; brother-Fred (Kristin) Sapper; nieces and nephews-Tre’, Tori, Jacob, Taeler, Jada, Alexia and Adelyn; mother-in-law-Susan Jongsma; sister-in-law-April (Brian) Condiff. He is also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Visitation for Alan will be October 6, 2020 from 2-8 pm with the Scout Color Guard and Breaking of the Arrow Ceremony at 7 pm, at Burns Funeral Home, 701 East 7th Street, Hobart, Pastor Nathan Kramer and Pastor Gary Nagy officiating. Funeral service will be Wednesday, October 7th at 11:00 a.m., DIRECTLY at Trinity Lutheran Church, 900 Luther Drive, Hobart. Interment Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, due to family health conditions, plants are welcome or memorials can be made to Cub Scout Pack 1517 of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hobart (900 Luther Drive); tuition assistance for Trinity students at Trinity Lutheran School, Hobart (891 South Linda Street); or to family (attention Evelyn Sapper) c/o Trinity Lutheran Church for Alan’s boys education. www.burnsfuneral.com.
Richard “Alan” Sapper, II, age 45, of Merrillville, formerly of Hobart, passed away on September 30, 2020. He was a graduate of Trinity Lutheran School Class of 1989; Hobart High School Class of 1993; and Indiana University Class... View Obituary & Service Information
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