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Michael John Tappe

August 20, 1948 August 6, 2019
Michael  John  Tappe
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Obituary for Michael John Tappe

Michael John Tappe, 70, of Freeport, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at FHN Memorial Hospital. Michael was born August 20, 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of John Paul and Deloris (Cottrall) Tappe. He enjoyed reading, computers, sciences, and mathematics. Michael was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Surviving is his mother, Deloris Tappe of Freeport; brother, John J. (Kathy Farley) Tappe of Freeport; sister, Sara Gambarota of Marengo; nieces and nephews, Gino Gambarota and Gina (Patrick) Mayerbock; and two great-nieces, Scarlett and Debbie Mayerbock.

Michael was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday August 9, 2019 at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at Burke Tubbs. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. A memorial has been established in Michael’s memory. Please sign his guestbook and share a remembrance at

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3:00 PM 8/9/2019 3:00:00 PM - 3:45 PM 8/9/2019 3:45:00 PM
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location

504 N. Walnut
Freeport, IL 61032

Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at Burke Tubbs on Friday August 6, 2019.

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location
504 N. Walnut Freeport 61032 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2514 IL 26
Freeport, IL 61032

2514 IL 26 Freeport 61032 IL
United States

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