Lee Sapp, 83, of Rockford passed away at 12:24 pm on October 21, 2021 at
Roselawn Manor in Spencerville.
Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Miller Place in Celina.
He was born October 2, 1930, in Celina, to the late
Arthur F. & Verla L. (Huffman) Pfeffenberger.
On April 30, 1955, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, James
married Wilma (Wellman) Pfeffenberger, who preceded
him in death September 21, 2021.
5 of their children survive: Jane (Greg) Homan, Linda (Steve)
Seibel, and Don (Kelly) Pfeffenberger, all of Celina, Amy (Mark)
McGraw of Troy, and Bob (Zeny) Pfeffenberger of West Alexandria;
along with 17 grandchildren: Jacob, Josh & Brianna Frantz, Ryan
(Janelle) Homan, Nicole (Derek) Agler, Laura Homan, Doug Felver,
Katie Felver (Mark Parisien), Alex (Nadine) Seibel, Aaron Seibel, Kyle
(Olivia) Pfeffenberger, Angie (Brian) Reitmann, Cory Pfeffenberger,
Taylor Pfeffenberger (Craig Sommer), Rozen (Jared) Radaker, and
Jo & Kat Pfeffenberger; 7 great grandchildren: Callie, Kayla, Brooke,
Jace, Paxton, Bryant, and Maren, son-in-law, Dan Frantz of Versailles,
In-laws: Jenny and Dick Alig of Coldwater, and Norma Wellman of
Jay County, Indiana, and many nieces & nephews.
Deceased family members include his daughter, Diane Frantz,
son-in-law, Jeff Felver, sister, Mary (Bill) Millhouse, and In-laws:
Mildred (Melvin) Brunswick, Norbert (Julianna) Wellman, Cletus
(Lou Ann) Wellman, Marcella (Wilbert) Reier, Lavern Wellman,
and Doris (Dennis) Grieshop.
Jim was a devout member of Immaculate Conception Church, and
had worked at Mersman Tables in Celina.
He loved a challenge, and could fix anything. His hobbies included
farming, hunting, fishing, and carpentry work. Jim loved taking his
family to Florida for camping trips and spending time on the beach.
He was a deeply loved father and grandfather to his children and
grandchildren, and was always available to assist them in any way
possible. Jim loved spending time with family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday,
October 26, at Immaculate Conception Church in Celina, with
Fr. Ken Schnipke, C.PP.S., presiding.
The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the church's website
at https://celina-ic.org/live, with the video to remain available
online for 30 days following the service.
Burial will take place at St. Marys Cemetery in Celina.
Calling Hours are 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 25, and
9:15 to 10:15 a.m., on Tuesday, October 26, at W.H. Dick &
Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to:
The Immaculate Conception Education Endowment Fund,
EverHeart Hospice, or The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Condolences can be expressed to the Pfeffenberger family
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