Missoula – Richard Fred Gappert was born on September 5, 1928 at home in a farmhouse near New Salem, ND. His parents were George and Lillian (Haggerman) Gappert. Richard’s five siblings were born in the same farmhouse. Iris Seeger, of New Salem, is his only living sibling.
Richard leaves his three children, Brenda (Gappert) Wilbur of Fairbanks, AK, Duane Richard Gappert of New Salem, ND and Dwight George Gappert of Bonner, MT; seven grandchildren and all of their children.
Mr. Gappert passed away on Friday, May 2018 at the Village Health Care Center in Missoula of natural causes. The family suggests that memorials may be forwarded to: Brenda Wilbur, 1045 Gilmore Street, Fairbanks AK 99701. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.