Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Wrape, 74, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002. She died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born Aug. 4, 1927, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Eugene Arnold and Dena Diviney Tuchschmidt. She and George Wrape were married for 49 years.
Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service until 8 p.m.
Wrape was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church where she was a member of the Women's Sodality and helped start the Cardathon. She was a volunteer at St. Francis Medical Center and active in the Heritage Ball and Cub Scouting. For many years she helped with makeup and costumes for Notre Dame High School musicals.
She was also a care giver and loving friend to all people who called on her.
Survivors include a son, George "Skip" Wrape Jr. of Dillon, Colo.; four daughters, Mary Beth Denton of Kyle, Texas, Trudy Brandt of Cape Girardeau, Kitty Lacy of Collierville, Tenn., and Ginny Wrape of Denver, Colo.; a sister, Mary Minor of Atlanta, Ga.; 11 grandchildren, Deana Todt, Chris Harrelson, Elizabeth Denton, Matthew Brandt, Amy Grammer, Angie Brandt, Ashley Wrape, Tracie Wrape, Kelli Lacy, Garrett Lacy and Dominique Wrape; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and a sister.
Memorial contributions can be made to Right to Life, Birthright and St. Jude Children's Hospital.