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Clayton J. Kappers

Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Clayton J. “Sie” Kappers, age 85 of Spring Valley, died Monday March 26, 2012, at his home in Spring Valley.

He was born June 10, 1926, in York Township, Fillmore County, Minn. to John and Louise (Tienter) Kappers. He attended school through the 8th grade and entered the United States Army on December 7, 1941, at Ft. Snelling. He served as a Military Policeman, being discharged November 20, 1946. “Sie” was united in marriage to Arlene Koball on November 10, 1952, and together they lived in the Spring Valley area all their lives. “Sie” worked as a foreman for Kappers Construction for over 40 years. “Sie” enjoyed spending time with his wife Arlene, antique cars and restoring his 1965 Mustang.

He is survived by his wife Arlene of Spring Valley, two sisters, Bessie Berg of Ostrander and Betty (Harold) Westphall of Spring Valley. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, and three sisters.

Funeral services for Clayton J. “Sie” Kappers were held Thursday March 29, 2012, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with the Rev Dennis Timmerman and Rev Laura Fladten officiating. Burial was in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

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