Christian B. Lapp

Christian B. Lapp



     Christian B. Lapp, 85, of 322 Cains Road, Gap, passed away after a ten month illness on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at home.  Born in Leacock Twp., he was the son of the late David Z. and Sarah Blank Lapp.  He was the husband of Emma Beiler King Lapp and the late Rebecca Stoltzfus Lapp who died in 1999. Christian was owner of Lapp Welding and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

     Surviving in addition to his wife are:  four children, Lavina S. wife of Ben Esch, Strasburg, David S. husband of Leah Esh Lapp, Ephrata, Eli S. Lapp, Samuel J. Lapp, both of Lancaster; four stepchildren, David B. husband of Lena Stoltzfus King, Gap, Samuel B. husband of Emma Fisher King, Gordonville, Rachel B. wife of Samuel King, Homer City, Katie B. wife of David Stoltzfus, Paradise; 15 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 25 step grandchildren; 54 step-great-grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by:  five sisters, Rebecca Riehl, Rachel Stoltzfus, Fannie Smucker, Leah Stoltzfus, Mary Lapp; one brother, Amos Lapp; one grandchild, Allen S. Lapp; two step grandchildren, Steven and Emanuel King.

     The funeral service will be held at the Marcus King home, 280 Cains Road, Gap on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM EST with interment in Upper Millcreek Cemetery, Leola.  Friends may call from the time of this notice till the service at the David King home, 320 Cains Road, Gap.  Kindly omit flowers.