• Date Of Birth: February 13, 1927
  • Date Of Death: May 29, 2015
  • State: Montana

Edwin was born February 13, 1927 in Havre, MT to Edward and Margaret Sapp. He joined the Army in 1945, serving as a Staff Sergeant, and was honorably discharged in January of 1947. That same year he married his first wife, Doris Kiepke, and remained happily together until her passing in 1995. Edwin worked at Buttrey Foods beginning in 1953, retiring from there in 1978. He was a card carrying member of the Teamsters local union and a retired truck driver. Edwin was fortunate enough to marry again, marrying his second wife, Ellen, in 2001. They shared many happy times until her passing in 2012.

Edwin found great joy in the outdoors, whether hunting, fishing or boating at Holter Lake. He loved playing cards, with pinochle being his game of choice. He enjoyed helping out with Mended Hearts at Benefis Hospital, where he provided emotional support for patients and family members being treated for cardiac related illnesses.

Survivors include daughter, Sandra Holme of Great Falls; sons, Greg Sapp of Billings, MT and Edwin Sapp of Great Falls; brother, Henry Sapp of Havre, MT; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Those who have preceded him in death include his parents; first wife Doris; second wife Ellen; and 10 siblings.

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