Janie Appel (80) of Altamont


Published on July 16 2012 10:38 am

Janie Appel, 80, of Altamont died at 6:48pm Sunday, July 15, 2012 at her home.

Private family services will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the Altamont Public Library, 121 West Washington Avenue, Altamont, IL 62411 or the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com

Janie was born on December 1, 1931 in Carmi, IL the daughter of Ivan and Edna (Wibbler) Weigant. She married Robert H. Appel on December 29, 1951 at the Carmi Methodist Church, Carmi, IL. He preceded her in death on August 13, 2007. She was a mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was a member of the Exxon Annuitant’s Club and affiliated with the Methodist

She is survived by her daughter, Jane Ann Tappendorf of Altamont, her grandson, Sean Tappendorf and his wife Jennifer of Boxford, Massachusetts, her granddaughter, Amy Bozzacco and her husband Damian of Green Bay, Wisconsin, her great grandchildren, Dylan Tappendorf and Genevieve Appel Tappendorf, her sister, Carol Sue Gravenor of Bogart, Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister Betty Jo Davis and her son-in-law, Eugene Tappendorf.