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Genealogy Lapikás
Generation 6
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Genealogy Lapikás,
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Muiden, 2013.
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Rumanian / Hungarian / Canadian / German branch --- LAPIKAS

6A. ANTAL LAPIKAS, born Marisel (RO) 1915[1] , deceased Bistrita (RO) 1993[2] , employee, lived in Bistrita, married 1o before 1940 (marriage dissolved by divorce 1952) ROZALIA ROCAS, deceased Bistrita (RO) 1999,[3] daughter of Ioan Rókás and Lucretia Iepan, married 2o about 1955 KLARA BRAD, deceased 1955, married 3o MARIA ("Manci") KELLNER, born 1925, deceased Bistrita (RO) 1987[4].

Antal Lapikas (1915-1993).
Photo: about 1975?
Gravestone of Anna Maria Csernatoni (1885-1975), her son Antal Lapikas (1915-1993) and his third wife Maria Kellner (1925-1987).
Location: roman catholic cemetery in Bistrita (RO).
Photo: Ernö Szarvas, 2009.

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6B. ERNÖ LAPIKAS, born 1924, deceased Budapest 27-9-2006,[18] employee at the Hungarian Bank in Budapest (H), married (Budapest?) 1949/50 LILY CZERVESZ, born May 1921, deceased Budapest 27-2-2013,[19] secretary at the Hungarian Bank in Budapest.

6C. CLOVIS LAPIKAS, born 1921, deceased 1987, architect, worked for a railway company, lived in Québec city (1945),[23] married before 1949 ROLANDE BRUNET, born 29-5-1924, deceased 19-10-2014, lived in St. Lambert (2014). Clovis Lapikas and Rolande Brunet lived in Québec city, (1953) Chambly. Rouville, Québec (1957), Québec city (1968, 1972).[24]

Family grave Brunet-Daigneault. Among the buried persons Clovis Lapikas (1921-1987).
Photo: Cim. Saint-Hubert, comté Chambly, Québec, 2007
Source: Société historique et culturelle du Marigot[25]
Rolande Brunet (1924-2014).
Source: Dignité, Quebec [26]

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OBITUARY - Rolande Brunet ---- Source: Dignité, Quebec [27]
A la mémoire de Rolande Brunet
mai 29, 1924 - octobre 19, 2014
Avis de décès
LAPIKAS née Brunet, Rolande 1924-2014
Le 19 Octobre 2014, à l'age de 90 ans, est décédée Mme Rolande Brunet Lapikas, de St-Lambert, épouse de feu Clovis Lapikas.
Elle laisse dans le deuil, son fils Michel (Jocelyne), ses petits-enfants: François-Dominic Lapikas (Marie-Claude Garceau), Marie-Lyne Lapikas (David Létourneau), ses arrières petits-enfants: Alice Lapikas Létourneau et Raphaelle Garceau Lapikas, son frère Maurice Brunet (Marie-Paule Beauregard) ainsi qu'autres parents et amis.
La famille recevra les condoléances le 1 novembre 2014 de 14h a 16h, suivie d'une cérémonie dans le salon.
A l'entière discrétion de chacun, SVP ne pas envoyer de fleurs, un don à l'hopital Ste-Justine serait plutot apprécié.

6D. EDGARD LAPIKAS, born 1927, lived in Québec city (1963, 1965, 1972),[28] married before 1954 (marriage dissolved by divorce) THERESE TRUDEL,[29] contributor to the Project Linus (1998).[30] Edgar Lapikas and Therese Trudel lived in Québec city (1963).[31]

6E. GABOR-ANDRAS LAPIKAS, born Yernut 21-19-1921, deceased Tg. Sacuesc 15-10-1975,[35] matured at the Segitö Mária Gimnázium in Csikszereda in june 1940,[36] agronomical engineer, studied agronomy in Cluj and Budapest(H), director of an agriculture research department in Tg. Sacuesc, married 1944 RITA KUSCHMANN, born Sft. Gheorghe 10-4-1923, deceased Burgkirchen 1-11-1992 (D), studied commerce, of German descendance, moved in 1989(?) with her two sons from Rumania to Germany.


Left: Elöd Berekmery (1973) and right: Laszlo Berekmery (1976).
Photo: München 2002.[39]

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German / French / Dutch branch --- LAPIKAS

6F. ANTON LAPIKAS, born Triberg(D) 26-4-1910, deceased (Triberg?) 8-12-1956, instrumentmaker, married HULDA SCHERER, born (Schönach?) 8-2-1912, deceased (Triberg?) 12-3-1973.

6G. LOUIS WILLEM ("Wiek") LAPIKAS, born Den Haag (NL) 2-4-1919, deceased Amstelveen 25-6-2001, naturalised Dutch citizen 18-6-1949,[46] (assistant) bookkeeper (1935-1942) at the Dordtsche Asphaltfabriek in Den Haag, detached as chief clerck (1942-1945) at the Olster Asphaltfabriek in Olst, chief of the sales department (1945-1961) at the Dordtsche Asphaltfabriek, later Utrechtsche Asphaltfabriek in Den Haag, later Teerunie in Uithoorn, chief clerck of the internal service (1961-1967) of Cindu, assistant director of Cinduwerken (1967-1969) in Uithoorn, assistant director of CKK-Bouw (1969-1974), director of Cekadak (1974-1983) in Maassluis,[47] chairman (1983-1989)[48] and honorary chairman (1989-2001)[49] of Vebidak in Nieuwegein, vice-president (1980/81) and president (1981/82) of the Lions Club Uithoorn,[50] married Rijswijk 18-10-1944 JOHANNA MARIA ("Ans") VAN PIJLEN [51], born Rijswijk (NL) 11-4-1922, deceased Vinkeveen 26-10-2008, dressmaker (..-1944) in Den Haag, saleswoman in a shoe shop (1973-1983) in Uithoorn, daughter of Johannes Jacobus van Pijlen, carpenter, and Hester Aleida Maria van Wilpen, servant.[52]

In memoriam (in Dutch) of Louis Willem Lapikás (1919-2001) by Ing. J.L Bechtold, president of VEBIDAK. [53]
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USA branch I --- LAPEKAS

6H. STEPHEN (STEVEN) JOHN LAPEKAS, born Wayland (MI, USA) 28-12-1910, deceased Broward Florida 20-9-1981,[54] listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Steve Lapekas, age 9, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Steven Lapikas (Lapekas), age 19, living in Van Buren, Michigan, last residence: 33064 Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, married 1930-1941 SILA ("Sally?") G. TOUSLEY, born 24-5-1912, deceased Palm Beach, Florida 4-9-1998, last residence: Boca Raton, Palm Beach, FL).[55]

6I. JOSEPH LAPEKAS, born Wayland (MI) 28-8-1912, deceased Kalamazoo (MI) 17-10-1968,[59] listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Joe Lapekas Jr., age 7, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Joe Lapikas, age 17, living in Decatur, Van Buren, Michigan, last residence: Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan married after 1930 IRENE W. SNYDER, deceased 1971-1997. She remarries Broward, Florida 17-7-1971 NN.

6J. EDWARD ANDREW LAPEKAS, born Decatur (MI) 22-7-1916, deceased Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan 9-6-1979[67], buried Ft. Custer National Cemetery (MI) 21-12-1992, listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Edward Lapekas, age 5, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Edward Lapikas (Lapekas), age 14, living in Van Buren, Michigan, followed 2 years of college, served as private in the US Army 1940-1945 in World War II and in Korea, enlisted in the Finance Department and Philippine Department,[68] lives in Emmet, Calhoun, Michigan (1979), last residence Emmet, Calhoun, Michigan, married 2-8-1941,[69] ELIZABETH M. YAW, born Battle Creek (MI, USA) 19-4-1917, deceased Ann Arbor (MI, USA) 5-9-1999,[70] buried Ft. Custer National Cemetery (MI) 1-11-1999, last residence: Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, daughter of Harry B. Yaw and Lena G. Bauer.
OBITUARY - Elizabeth M. Lapekas = Elizabeth M. Yaw ---- Source: Kalamazoo Obituaries (09/99/08) [71]
LAPEKAS, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Age 82 Battle Creek, MI. - Mrs. Lapekas died on Sunday, September 5, 1999 at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, following a brief illness. She was born on April 17, 1917 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Harry B. and Lena G. (Bauer) Yaw. She lived in Battle Creek most of her life, and was a 1936 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. From 1957, until her retirement in 1970, she worked in the offices of the Battle Creek Gas Company. Previously she worked at the Kellogg Company and at Leila Hospital, both in Battle Creek. She was an active member of the Battle Creek Sweet Adelines Chorus, where she had held all offices, and was named Sweet Adeline of the year in 1981, and again in 1990-91. She also belonged to the Toledo, OH, and Daytona Beach, Fl, choruses. She also enjoyed attending annual Sweet Adeline's conventions. Mrs. Lapekas was also a member of the Marshall Senior Citizens and served as secretary. She was a former member of the First United Methodist and Chapel Hill United Methodist Churches in Battle Creek. In her spare time she enjoyed being with her family, especially her greet-grandchildren, playing games and making afghans. She married Edward A. Lapekas on August 2, 1941, and he preceded her in death June 9, 1979. Surviving are a daughter, Nancy J. Lapekas of Richland, sons, Edward A. of Barrington, IL, Ronald C. of Pasadena, CA, and James M. Lapekas of Madison, WI; 5 grandchildren; 3 great- grandsons, a sister, Alice Webber of Grand Rapids, and a brother, Kenneth Yaw of Battle Creek. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Yaw. Memorial Services for Mrs. Lapekas will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at Gull Lake United Methodist Church, 8640 Gull Road, Richland. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Battle Creek Sweet Adelines or to Encore Dance Company, Decatur, MI.
Arrangements are by FARLEY-ESTES & DOWDLE FUNERAL HOME 105 Capital Ave. NE Battle Creek

6K. FRANK E. LAPEKAS, born Decatur (MI) 1-3-1918,[76] listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Frank Lapekas, age 2, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Frank(ie) Lapikas (Lapekas), age 12, living in Van Buren, Michigan, married,[77] DOROTHY BRINKERHOFF. They live (1997) in Delray Beach (FL, U.S.A).

6L. THEODORE ("Ted") T. LAPEKAS, born Decatur (MI) 17-3-1922, deceased Decatur Van Buren, Michigan 18-12-1978[81], listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Teddy Lapikas (Lapekas), age 8, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Theodore Lapikas, age 18, living in Decatur, Michigan, followed 4 years of high school, farm hand (1941) served as private in the US Army Air Corps 1941-1945, enlistment for the Panama Canal Department,[82] whose SSI was issued before 1951 by Railroad Retirement,[83] owned a road construction company, opened (1963) and owned the "Main Discount and Party Store" in Decatur (MI), salesman for Leonard Hill Real Estate in Lawton (MI), was "quite an active Democrat, and invited by The President's Dinner Committee to attend a dinner honoring Lyndon Baines Johnson at Cobo Hall in Detroit (MI) in June of 1964", campaigner for Robert F. Kennedy in the 1968 USA presidential election,[84] [85] last residence: Decatur, Van Buren, Michigan, married 1941-1953 GWENDOLYN RODDOCK, deceased Decatur (MI) 3-11-1990, collectioner of antiques and dolls, was in real estate business.[86]

6M. STANLEY LEWIS LAPEKAS, born Decatur (MI) 30-6-1924,[92] listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Stanley Lapikas (Lapekas), age 6, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Stanley Lapikas, age 16, living in Decatur, Michigan, married 1o 13-10-1945 BETTY MAY MEYER, born 21-10-1925, deceased Battle Creek Calhoun, Michigan 15-6-1972, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Betty May Meyer, age 4, living in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, dr. of Albert Meyer and Emma Meyer, married 2o 18-3-1977 MILDRED ARLEEN CARR, born 18-8-1931. Stanley and Arleen owned and operated the Tour Operation LAPEKAS TOURS packaging, selling, and escorting group tours world wide primarily in the USA from 1980 through 1996.

6N. JOSEPH JACOB LAPEKAS, born MI 6-6-1912, deceased Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 22-9-1982,[95] listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Joe Lapekas, age 8, living in Van Buren, Michigan, last residence: Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan (1982), married before 1942 MARY ("Mitz?") SEBETICH, born 4-5-1916, deceased Hammond, Indiana 9-3-2004,[96] lives in Kalamazoo (2003), last residence: Portage, Kalamazoo, Michigan (2004).


Mary Jo Lapekas (1942-2003).
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OBITUARY - Mary Jo Lapekas ---- Source: Kalamazoo Gazette 1/9/2003.[98]
Died Tuesday, January 7, 2003. Mary Jo was born December 23, 1942 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the daughter of Joseph J. and Mary (Sebetich) Lapekas. She was a 1960 graduate of Portage Central High School, and a member of St. Monica Catholic Church. Mary Jo was preceded in death by her father, and one brother, Joseph Glen Lapekas. Surviving are her mother of Kalamazoo, sister, Nancy (Gary) Zeran of Portage, nephew, Ronald (Michelle) Cole of Pinckney, several aunts, uncles and cousins. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Monica Catholic Church, 534 W. Kilgore with The Rev. Larry Farrell, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. The family will receive friends at LANGELAND Family Funeral Homes MEMORIAL CHAPEL 622 S. Burdick Street 343-1508 on Friday from 6-8 p.m. where a scripture service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Monica Catholic Church or Kalamazoo Community Mental Health Endowment Fund.

Ceramic bowl by Joseph Glen Lapekas (1949-1976).
Source: Georgia's State Art Collection. [101]

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OBITUARY - Joseph Glen Lapekas ---- Source: Kalamazoo Gazette 2-4-1976.[102]
Joseph Glen Lapekas - Atlanta, GA, Formerly of Kalamazoo, age 26, passed away March 31, 1976, in Hamilton County, Fla. Mr. Lapekas was born August 15, 1948, in Kalamazoo, son of Joseph Jacob Lapekas and Mary Sebtich Lapekas. He was a graduate of Portage Northern High School and graduate of Illinois State University, Normal, Ill. He attended graduate school at the University of Iowa and was completing his studies in Fine Arts at Georgia State University. He resided in Atlanta for 4 years and was well known as a sculptor and potter. His works are on permanent display at the Los Olas Art Museum in Florida and have won awards at the Georgia Artists Show, at the Piedmond (sic) Art Festival, the Los Olas Arts & Crafts Show, the Winter Park Art Show and the Kalamazoo Art Center Show. Surviving in addition to his parents, are his wife, Susan Matheson Lapekas of Bloomington, Ill.; 2 sisters, Mary Jo Lapekas and Nancy Cole, both of Kalamazoo. The family will be receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Truesdale Chapels of the Pines, Westnedge at Milham, Portage. A rosary will be recited 6 p.m. Sunday. Mass of the Resurrection will be held 10 a.m. Monday at St. Monica R. C. Church, with Rev. Father Adolph Nadrach officiating. Interment Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the I.S.U. Foundation % Illinois State University, Normal, Ill. 61761 in memory of Glen Lapekas. Addtl News Article: J. G. Lapekas Killed in Road Mishap in Florida, Funeral services for Joseph Glen Lapekas, 26, a former Kalamazooan who died Wednesday in Hamilton County, Fla., will be held Monday at 10 a.m. Lapekas was the only victim in a freak accident on Interstate 75 north of Jasper. According to Florida Highway Patrolmen, the accident was caused when a set of tandem tires separated from a semi tractor trailer and came to a stop in the roadway. According to the patrolmen, the driver of a car following the truck, pulled his car to the side of the road to assist in removing the tires from the road. Before the tires could be removed the car Lapekas was driving struck the tires and rammed the back of the halted automobile. Lapekas, who was alone in his automobile, was killed. The accident occurred at 9:05 p.m., the patrolmen said, and there were no other contributing factors. The accident remains under investigation, they said. While in Kalamazoo, Lapekas had gained recognition as a sculptor and potter. His works are on permanent display at the Los Olas Art Mueseum in Florida. Among awards he had received was one from the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Other awards were won from the Georgia Artists Show, the Piedmont Art Festival, the Los Olas Arts and Crafts Show and the Winter Park Art Show.
The Illinois State University Foundation, School of Art, has a Glen Lapekas Scholarship Fund. [103]

6O. LUCAS ("Luke") L. LAPEKAS, born 3-4-1914, deceased 11-7-2000,[104] listed in the 1920 USA Federal Census as Lucos Lapekas, age 6, living in Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Luka Lapikas, age 15, living in Decatur Van Buren, Michigan, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Luke Lapekas, truck driver, age 26, born Michigan, together with his wife Mabel (Muysen?) NN, teacher at a public school, age 23, living in Kalamazo city, Kalamazo, Michigan, owned an auto spring shop, holds a patent in automobile technique (1956),[105] lives in Kalamazoo (MI) 1997,[106] last residence: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, married St Joseph, Indiana 3-6-1939 MABEL M. LAKE, born Decatur (MI, USA) 16-6-1916, deceased Kalamazoo (MI, USA) 25-11-2006,[107] moved from Decatur to Kalamazoo in 1939, teacher, last residence: Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, dr. of Arthur Lake and Florence Wormington. The couple owned and operated Lapekas Stone Co. and Luke's Truck Service for over 50 years.
OBITUARY - Mabel M. Lapekas = Mabel M. Lake ---- Source: Ref. [108]

Mabel M. Lapekas Kalamazoo, MI - Died Saturday evening November 25, 2006. Mabel was born June 16, 1916 in Decatur, Michigan a daughter of Arthur and Florence (Wormington) Lake. She had been a Kalamazoo area resident since 1939, coming from Decatur, MI. Upon graduation from Decatur High School and Western Michigan Teachers College, she taught in the one room Celery Center School near Decatur. She and her husband owned and operated Lapekas Stone Co. and Luke's Truck Service for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lucas "Luke" Lapekas on July 11, 2000, a son, Larry W. Lapekas on December 6, 2000; 3 brothers, Harold, Allan, and Walter Lake, a sister-in-law, Gertrude Lake, and a step brother, Raymond Bissett. She is survived by a son, Allan (Marilyn) Lapekas of Kalamazoo, a daughter-in-law, Sharry Lapekas of St. Petersburg, FL; 5 grandchildren, Norman (Candace) Lapekas, Kimberly (Adam) Rohr, Robert (Cathy) Lapekas, Diane (Craig) Lewis, and David (Marissa) Lapekas; 2 great-grandchildren, Austin Rohr and Jacob Lapekas; 2 brothers-in-law, Andrew (JoAnn) Lapekas and Carl (Hazel) Lapekas, a step brother, Orville (Adele) Bissett of Naples, FL, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Services will be held 1 o'clock Saturday from the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8pm Friday. Private interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Decatur at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army. www.langelands.com. 343-1508.

6P. CARL C. LAPEKAS (Sr.), born Decatur 21-5-1927, deceased Kalamazoo 10-5-2013, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Carl Lapikas, age 2, living in Decatur, Michigan, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Carl Lapikas, age 13, living in Decatur, Michigan, worked as electrician in the paper industry, lived in Kalamazoo, married 1o St Joseph, IN 1956 (marriage dissolved by divorce Palm Beach Oct. 1958) SYLVA JOAN BARKLEY, married 2o 1964/65 HAZEL SPARKS.
OBITUARY - Carl C. Lapekas ---- Source: Kalamazoo Gazette 19-5-2013:[110]

Mr. Carl C. Lapekas, Sr., age 85, died peacefully May 10, 2013, at Rose Arbor Hospice with his family by his side. Carl was born May 21, 1927 in Decatur, Michigan, to Ignac and Helen Lapekas, and spent most of his life around this area. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed as an electrician at King Paper Mill and Brown Company until his retirement. He enjoyed working with antiques and attending antique shows, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. He truly loved sharing his beautiful flowers with others and seemed to make friends wherever he went. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Hazel L. (Sparks) Lapekas, sons, Ken (Dee), Carl, Jr., grandchildren, Vaughn, Chris, Korey, Kevin, Jamie, Alicia, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are his step-children, Dorothy (Doyle) Van Fulpen Lyles, Carol (Donald) Van Horn, Danny (Sharon) Sparks, an abundance of step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother, Andrew (Joanne), sister, Kay Beamish. Preceding him in death are his parents, brothers, Joe, John, Steve, and Luke, sister, Mary Extor, and step-son, Ernie Sparks. Cremation has taken place with a memorial service on Tuesday, May 14, at Haven Reformed Church, 3:00 PM.

6Q. ANDREW LAPEKAS, born 1932,[111] listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Andrew Lapikas, age 8, living in Decatur, Michigan, worked in the paper industry, many years in several paper mills and later years at Western Michigan University supervising and maintaining equipment and operations in the paper technology department's pilot plant, lives in Kalamazoo (MI) 1997,[112] married,[113] JOANNE KNAUSS.


USA branch I --- LAPEKES

6R. STEVEN VICTOR LAPEKES, born Illinois 27-3-1917, deceased 30-9-2001, buried Rest Lawn Memorial Park, Grand Rapids, MI, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Steve V Lapekes, porcelain worker, age 23, single, born Illinois, living as a lodger in Belding City Ionia, Michigan, serves in the USA Army (1941-1943), lives in Grand Rapids (MI) (1998), married 11-8-1945,[114] LILIAN ELIZABETH SIMONOVIC, born 1923/24, deceased 1-10-2012[115].


OBITUARY - Lillian Lapekes = Lilian Elizabeth Simonovic ---- Source: Grand Rapids Press 7-10-2012
LAPEKES, LILLIAN E. Wyoming Lillian E. Lapekes, age 86, of Wyoming, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven V., a grandson, Steven, brothers, Charles and Mike Simonovic, sister, Anna Sette, brothers-in-law, Le Roy Pankrac, Edward, Chuck, and Freddie Lapekes, sister-in-law, Lillian Telfor. She is survived by her children, Steven (Marlene) Lapekas, Nancy (Michael) Loucks, Lonnie Lapekes, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, her sisters, Millie Pankrac, Susie Yedinak, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roman (Martha) Lapekes, Louis (Nina) Lapekes, Howard (Dorothy) Lapekes, Lawrence (Cindy) Lapekes, Lorraine Ostrander, many nieces and nephews. In accordance with Lillian's wishes, there will be no visitation or services. STROO FUNERAL HOME 616 455-9280 www.stroofuneralhome.com

6S. EDWARD J. LAPEKES, born Illinois 11-1-1919[117] , deceased 8-3-2000,[118] [119] listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Edward Lapekes, tancker?, age 21, born Michigan, (lived in Wayland in 1935) together with his wife Barbara NN, age 20, born Nebraska, (lived in Lincoln Nebraska in 1935) living in Ward 2, Belding City Ionia, Michigan, last residence Grand Rapids, Kent, MI, married before 1940,[120] BARBARA JUNE (ELIANE) COATES, born Milford, Nebraska 31-1-1920, deceased (WHERE?) 4-2-2015. Justice of the Peace and Magistrate for Kent County, and Sparta Police dispatcher, daughter of Clarence Coates and Elizabeth Michaelis.

Wedding picture of Edward J. Lapekes (1919-2000) and Barbara June Coates (1920-2000).
Date: about 1939/40
Location: unknown
Source: Susan Lorraine Lapekes, 2015

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OBITUARY - Barbara June Lapekes = Barbara June Coates ---- Source: Grand Rapids Press 7/8-02-2015

Lapekes, Barbara June, Belmont, MI Age 95, passed away on Feb. 4th surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 31, 1920 in Milford, Nebraska the daughter of Clarence and Elizabeth ( Michaelis ) Coates. She is survived by her children, Catherine ( Jim ) Nadeau, Barbara ( Lee ) Smith, Susan Lapekes, Beverly ( Bill ) Earley, Jayne ( Jim ) Thome, Patricia ( Sean ) Cullen, Jack Lapekes, Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Mom was a proud Justice of the Peace and Magistrate for Kent County as well as a Sparta Police dispatcher. Mom enjoyed gardening, was a huge nascar fan, made beautiful quilts and loved texting her family even at 95. Keeping with Moms wishes cremation has taken place with a private memorial at a later date. Memorial Contributions to The American Red Cross or Heckman Funeral Home - Howard City.

6T. CHARLES ("Chuck") LAPEKES, born Illinois 31-8-1920[122] , deceased Pasco, Florida 12-1-1982[123] . SSDI issued before 1951 in Ohio and Michigan, last residence Grand Rapids, Kent (MI, USA). married JEAN NN.

6U. ROMAN RUDY LAPEKES, born Michigan 30-8-1922, deceased Wayland (MI) 6-12-2012 [126], served during WWII in the U.S. Army on the Red Ball Express, worked for Doehler-Jarvis, has a shop listed under Farms, Fruit and Greenhouses in Wayland (1998), married 27-10-1956 MARTHA GELLAR.

Roman Rudy Lapekes (1922-2012) "in his days of service in the US Army".[127]
Photo: USA, about 1945

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OBITUARY - Roman Lapekes ---- Source: Grand Rapids Press 9-12-2012
Roman R. Lapekes, aged 90, passed away December 6, 2012 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by his wife, Martha, his daughters, Lori Lapekes, Lisa (Dan) Johnson, and Lorraine (Aaik VanderPloeg) Lapekes, granddaughters, Jennifer (Justin) Vandenburg, Shaunna Lawrence, and Tera (Brian) Wierenga, great-grandchildren, Taylor Olds, Aiden Davis and Zachary Wierenga, brothers, Louis (Nina) Lapekes, Howard (Dorothy) Lapekes, and Lawrence (Cindy) Lapekes, sister, Lorraine Ostrander, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Lapekes. Roman served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army, serving on the Red Ball Express. On October 27, 1956, he married Martha Geller. Roman worked for Doehler-Jarvis, but the work he loved most was farming. He was known for his sweet corn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at S.S Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, 159 131st Ave., Wayland, with Father Christian Johnston as celebrant. Contributions may be made to the SS Cyril & Methodius Building Fund. Family will greet friends and relatives 6-8 PM Tuesday at Kubiak-Cook Family Services, 312 N. Main, Wayland, MI 49348. The family welcomes memories in their guestbook on-line at www.KubiakFuneralHome.com

6V. FRED N. LAPEKES, born Michigan 18-2-1925[130] , deceased 8-5-1997[131] , buried St. Stanislaus Cemetery Door Twp., serves in the US Navy (1944-1946), SSDI last residence Dorr, Allegan (MI USA), married 1o 22-11-1946 DARLEEN ESTHER, born 18-10-1927, deceased 13-9-1991[132], buried St. Stanislaus Cemetery Door Twp.. SSI number issued MI, USA, before 1951, last residence Allegan, Michigan, married 2o [133] MARGE NN, participates in the 1998 Old Kent River Bank 5K WALK, from Wyoming (MI,USA)[134] Telfor

6W. LOUIS W. LAPEKES, born Michigan 1928/29, deceased 19-3-2017, worked at the industrial firm McInerney Spring & Wire in Grand Rapids, married 1949/50 NINA M. STEWART, born Monroe County (Ohio) 24-3-1932, deceased Grand Rapids (Michigan) 6-3-2014 [141], daughter of Floyd Stewart and Alice NN. They lived in Wyoming (MI).


OBITUARY - Nina M. Lapekes ---- Source: Stroo Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, March 6, 2014[142]

Nina M. Lapekes, age 81, of Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 6, 2014, with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason, her parents, Floyd (Ann) Stewart and Alice (Ray) Sheriden, and a brother, Carl Stewart. Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Louis, her sons, Dennis (Dee) Lapekes and Terry (Carol) Lapekes, her grandchildren, Denny (Cindy) Lapekes, Mark, Chad, and David Lapekes, her great grandchildren, Dennis Lee (Kimberly) Lapekes and David Allen Lapekes, Brian Daniel Clark, Darrin Van Tuinen, Shania Lapekes, Hunter and Taylor Lapekes, her great great grandchildren, Bryson, Kender, Amber, and Trinton, her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Larry (Cindy) Lapekes, Martha Lapekes, Howard (Dorothy) Lapekes, Marge Lapekes, and Lorraine Ostrander, many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Stroo Funeral Home, with Deacon Jeff Burns officiating. Entombment in Resurrection Cemetery. The family will greet visitors on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at: Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE

OBITUARY - Louis W. Lapekes ---- Source: Stroo Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, March 19, 2017[143]

Louis W. Lapekes, age 88, of Wyoming, MI, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017, after a few years of illness. Louis was an avid fisherman, hunter, and enjoyed working on cars. He retired from Mc Inerney Spring & Wire after many years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nina, grandson, Jason, brothers, Freddy, Roman, Ed, Chuck, Steve, Harry, and sister, Lillian Telfor. He will be lovingly remembered by his sons, Dennis (Dee) Lapekes, and their sons, Mark, and Denny (Cindy) and their children, Dennis (Kimberly), Darrin Van Tuinen, Shania Lapekes. Terry (Carol) Lapekes, and their sons, Chad and David, and Chad's children, Hunter and Taylor, four great-great grandchildren, brothers and sister, Howard (Dorothy) Lapekes, Larry (Cindy) Lapekes, Lorraine Ostrander, sisters-in-law, Martha Lapekes and Marge Lapekes. The family will greet visitors on Tuesday, March 21, from 4 - 7 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, and Wednesday, March 22, prior to the funeral from 10 - 11 am, where the funeral will begin at 11 am. Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Louis W. Lapekes (1928/29-2017) and his wife Nina M. Stewart (1932-2014).
Date: about 1949/50 ??
Location: Michigan ??
Source: Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2017

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6X. HOWARD RAYMOND LAPEKES, born 19-3-1931. married BARBARA L. CONLEY, born 3-7-1931, deceased 16-4-2009, last residence: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan (2009).
OBITUARY - Barbara L. Lapekes = Barbara L. Conley ---- Source: Grand Rapids Press 18-4-2009

LAPEKES - Barbara L. Lapekes, aged 77, of Grand Rapids, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 16, 2009. She was preceded in death by her son, Howard Lapekes Jr. Surviving are her children, Mike Lapekes, Yvonne Parker, Debbie (Victor) Capello, Janice Abdalla and Mark Koolman, Jerry Lapekes, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a brother, Robert (Bev) Conley, sister, Judith Wiser, several nieces, nephews, and many close friends. The Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Stroo Funeral Home, with Pastor Ray Hall officiating. Interment in Grandville Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at: STROO FUNERAL HOME 1095 68TH ST. SE

6Y. LAWRENCE LEE ("Larry"/"Tippy") LAPEKES, born 15-10-1934,[149] lives in Cutlerville, MI, (1993),[150] married 1o 25-2-1953,[151] BEVERLY JOAN VANPUTTEN, born 6-11-1935, deceased East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan 26-11-1996[152]. SSI number issued MI, USA, 1951/52, married 2o Clark, Nevada 12-7-2001 CHYTHIA KAY ("Cindy") CHEYNE.


USA branch II --- LAPIKAS

6Z. JOSEPH ("Joe") P. LAPIKAS, born 17-3-1930, deceased Braidwood, Will, Illinois 30-8-2004,[156] listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Joseph Lapikas, age 0, living in Joliet, Will, Illinois, last place of residence Braidwood (Will, IL), retired metalsheet worker, married 1o (marriage dissolved by divorce?),[157] JANE NN, married 2o (marriage dissolved by divorce),[158] MARY C. NN,[159]

6AA. JOHN F. LAPIKAS, born Joliet 4-10-1939, deceased Joliet 17-06-2017, student at Joliet Catholic High (..-1957) and Joliet Junior College (1960), worked at the U.S. Postal Service, real-estate agent with Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell (2000-..),[168] married 1964/65 JUDITH E. ("Judy") GHILAIN, dental assistant, daughter of Russell Ghilain and Margaret I. Easton.[169]

Football team of the Joliet Junior College (The Wolves) for the season 1960/61. Back row, extremely right (nr. 52) John Lapikas.
Source: The Shield 1961, Joliet Junior College, Joliet Illinois.

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OBITUARY - John F. Lapikas ---- Source: Joliet Patch 23-06-2017[170]

John F. Lapikas, Age 77, a lifetime Joliet, IL resident, died suddenly at home, Saturday June 17, 2017. He was born October 4, 1939 to the late Mary and James Lapikas. He was a graduate of Joliet Catholic High with the Class of 1957. He received an Associate's Degree from Joliet Junior College. A U.S. Army Veteran, John was honorably discharged in 1964.
Beloved husband of 52 years to Judith E. (nee Ghilain), loving father of Jeff (Deena) Lapikas, proud grandfather of Robert, Troy, Dalton and Tyler. Also survived by his brother, Mike Lapikas and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Marty and Joe Lapikas.
John retired from the US Postal Service after serving the Joliet community for 36 years. A member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Joliet Lodge 300 and the Church of St. Jude where he was a dedicated parishioner and always involved in church functions and day to day tasks. His favorite pastime was cooking. He helped organize and facilitate serving food over the years at the Daybreak Shelter. Another trait of John's was reciting Henny Youngman one-liners. He enjoyed life, cooking with passion and making people feel included. He will be sorely missed.
Funeral services for John Lapikas will be held at the Church of St. Jude, 2212 Mc Donough St. in Joliet where all friends and relatives can gather Wednesday June 21, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name can be made to St. Jude Catholic Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org). For information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com.[171]

6BB. MARTIN JAMES ("Marty") LAPIKAS, born Joliet 6-6-1942, deceased Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois 25-8-2006, truckdriver (1997), last place of residence Fairfield (Wayne, IL), worked in the shipping department for Public Cycle, LLC, a bicycle distributor in Olney (2006), married 1o before 1965 THELMA CULLEN, deceased before 2013, presumably daughter of Joseph E Cullen and Lorraine M Kempke, (she remarried 1965/66 presumably William J. Kyles Sr., baker in Joliet) married 2o NN, married 3o Fairfield 14-10-2004 CAROL APPLEGATE, deceased after 2004, lives in Fairfield (2004).
OBITUARY - Martin J. Lapikas ---- Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News 29-8-2006:[173]

Martin J. ("Marty") Lapikas, 64, of Fairfield, died 6:12 p.m. Aug. 25, 2006, at Crossroads Community Hospital. He worked in the shipping department for Public Cycle, LLC, a bicycle distributor in Olney. Mr. Lapikas was Catholic by faith. He was born June 6, 1942, in Joliet, a son of James Lapikas and Mary (Schraeder) Lapikas. He married Carol Applegate on October 14, 2004, in Fairfield. A prayer service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home with Father Daniel Jurek officiating. Visitation will be held 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. He is survived by his wife Carol Lapikas of Fairfield, three sons: Danny Lapikas and wife Rika, Joseph Lapikas and Steve Lapikas, a granddaughter: Layna Lapikas, two brothers: Michael Lapikas, and John and wife Judith Lapikas, several nieces and nephews, two stepsons, four stepdaughters, and eight step grandchildren. His parents, and one brother, Joseph Lapikas, preceded him in death. Marty enjoyed playing cards with his many friends.

6CC. DENNIS ANTHONY ("Denny") LAPIKAS, born Lockport, Will (Il.) 6-1-1943, baptised Lockport, Will (Il.) 31-1-1943, lives in Spokane (WA) and works in Alaska,[176] married before 1995 MARGARET ("Peggy") NN, born about 1948, works in the maintenance section of Hickory High School.[177]


Article about Stephanie Lapikas in The Spokesman-Review dated 26-11-1993.
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Slovakian / USA branch --- LAPIKAS

6DD. ANTON LAPIKAS, born 8-7-1912, deceased 1986, married 1935,[181] JOZEFINA KUPCOVA, born 26-7-1913[182] , deceased Tomasovce 29-12-2006, burried Valaska[183] .

Anton Lapikas (1912-1986)
Photo: Brezno 15-7-1932
Photographer: atelier Jan Machala
Source: Petra Lapikasova, 2013
Anton Lapikas (1912-1986), his wife Jozefina Kupcova (1913-2006) and son Milan Lapikas (1935-2010).
Photo: Brezno? about 1940?
Source: Petra Lapikasova, 2013

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6EE. DOMENICK LAPIKAS, born Sharpsville (PA,USA) 6-8-1912, deceased 25-12-1966, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Dominick Lapikas, age ~18, living in Mercer, Pennsylvania, married,[184] BETTY KUHN.

6FF. STEFAN (STEPHEN) ("Steve" or "Butch") J. LAPIKAS, born Sharpsville (PA,USA) 6-1-1914, deceased Sharpsville, Mercer, Pennsylvania 26-11-1996,[186] listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Stephen Lapikas, age ~16, living in Sharpsville, Mercer, Pennsylvania, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Steve Lapikas, weeder, age 25, and his wife Antonetta NN, age 21, living in Mercer, Pennsylvania, married 29-4-1939,[187] ANTOINETTE R. ("Ann") FERRARA, born Black Lick (Pa, USA) 18-12-1918, deceased Hermitage, Mercer, Pennsylvania 27-10-2009, daughter of James Ferrara and Rose NN.
OBITUARY - Antoinette 'Ann' R. Lapikas ---- Source: The Herald, Sharon, PA, 27-10-2009) [188]
Antoinette 'Ann' R. Lapikas St. Bart's member was homemaker Antoinette "Ann" R. Lapikas of Hermitage, formerly of Hunter Street, Sharpsville, passed away peacefully at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday (10-27-09) in Nugent Convalescent Home, Hermitage, of natural causes. She was 90. Mrs. Lapikas was born Dec. 18, 1918, in Black Lick, Pa., a daughter of James and Rose Ferrara. A homemaker, she belonged to St. Bartholomew's Church in Sharpsville, where she had been a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Ann knew her way around the kitchen and in years past enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. Her husband, Steve J. "Butch" Lapikas, whom she married April 29, 1939, passed away Nov. 26, 1996. She is survived by: her two sons, Thomas S. Lapikas and his wife Victoria, Hermitage, and Daniel J. Lapikas and his wife Doris G., South Pymatuning Township, a sister, Mary Sike, Coraopolis, six grandchildren, Thomas S. Lapikas and his wife Lisa, Lauri Bruno and her husband Anthony, Jon Lapikas and his wife Sonya, Aaron Lapikas, David Lapikas and her granddaughter whom she raised, Timary Droney and her husband Raymond, and seven great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Mary Lynn Lapikas Cole, a sister, Nellie Laslo, and four brothers, Sam Ferrara, John "Tot" Ferrara, Andy Ferrara and Joe Ferrara. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to St. Bartholomew's Church, 311 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville, PA 16150. LAPIKAS Mrs. Steve J. "Butch" (Antoinette "Ann" R. Lapikas), 90, Hermitage, formerly of Hunter Street, Sharpsville. Calling hours: Friends may send condolences by visiting our Web site at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com Service: Private services will be held for Mrs. Lapikas this week. Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hermitage. Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.

6GG. RUDOLPH ("Rudy") MICHAEL LAPIKAS, born Sharpsville (PA,USA) 28-9-1915, deceased Canton, Stark, Ohio 14-4-2001[192], listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Rudy Lapikas, age ~14, living in Sharpsville, Mercer, Pennsylvania, letter carrier in the U.S. Postal Service in Massillon (1949-1981), World War II veteran, who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, last residence Massillon (OH, USA), married,[193] CLOTILDA T. GRESSER, born (OH) 11-4-1916[194] , deceased Massillon, Stark, Ohio June 1981[195] , last residence Massillon (OH, USA), daughter of Leo J. Gresser and Florence Wilhelm.
OBITUARY - Rudy M. Lapikas ---- Source: The Herald, Sharon, PA, 19-4-2001) [196]
MASSILLON, Ohio -- Rudy M. Lapikas, Massillon, formerly of Sharpsville, died Saturday (4-14-01) in Mercy Medical Center. He was 85. Mr. Lapikas was born Sept. 28, 1915, in Sharpsville, a son of the late Simon and Josephine Brasdovic Lapikas. A resident of Massillon for most of his life, he retired in 1981 from the U.S. Postal Service in Massillon, where he was a letter carrier for 32 years. He also had worked for Eaton Co. and Bliss Co., both in Massillon. Mr. Lapikas was a member of St. Mary's Parish and many organizations in Massillon, including Knights of Columbus Council 554. Third Degree. Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 190. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3124, and National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 238. An Army veteran, Mr. Lapikas served in the 329th Infantry 83rd Division, and participated in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening and fishing. His wife, the former Clotilda Gresser, died in 1981. Surviving are: three sons, Larry, Paul and Richard Lapikas, and one daughter, Marilyn Garrett, all Massillon, two brothers, Miles and James Lapikas, both Sharpsville, one sister, Edna Smith, Sharon, several grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Besides his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Lapikas and Evelyn Zeka, and four brothers, Dominic and Steven Lapikas, and John and Paul Lapikas, both of whom were killed in action during World War II. Calling hours were 5 to 8 p.m. Monday (4-16-01) in Massillon, with a scriptural service held during visitation hours. Knights of Columbus Council 554 conducted a 7 p.m. service. A Mass of Christian burial was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday (4-17-01) in St. Mary's Church in Massillon, with the Rev. Edward Gretchko, pastor, as celebrant. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery in Massillon.


Report in the Evening Independent of 30-8-1949 about the birthday party for Larry Lapikas at the residence of his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gresser.
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6HH. MILAN ("Miles" or "Chief") LAPIKAS, born Sharpsville (PA,USA) 21-5-1927, listed in the 1930 USA Federal Census as Milton Lapikas, age 2, living in Sharpsville, Mercer, Pennsylvania, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as Milan Lapikas, age 12, living in Mercer, Pennsylvania, lives in Sharpsville (PA) (2001), married 27-9-1947,[201] CONSTENCE ("Connie") LICHVAR, daughter of Andrew Lichvar and Agnes Sackac. They live in South Pymatuning Township (2016).

6II. JAMES FREDERICK LAPIKAS, born South Pymatuning Township, Sharpsville (PA, USA) 30-10-1930, deceased Coolspring Township, Sharpsville, Mercer, Pennsylvania 4-3-2007, listed in the 1940 USA Federal Census as James Lapikas, age 9, living in Mercer, Pennsylvania, lives in Sharpsville (PA) (2001), married Sharon (PA, USA) 23-8-1952,[203] SHIRLEY MAE LYTH, born 20-9-1935[204] , deceased Sharpsville, Mercer, / South Pymatuning Twp Pennsylvania 1-1-1999[205] daughter of Win Lyth and Estella Johnson.
OBITUARY - James Frederick Lapekas ---- Source: The Sharon Herald[206]

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday for James Frederick Lapikas of 2350 Anchorage Road, South Pymatuning Township. He peacefully entered into eternal rest to be with his wife on Sunday, March 4, 2007, in Woodland Place, Coolspring Township, surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness. He was 76. Mr. Lapikas was born Oct. 30, 1930, in South Pymatuning Township, a son of the late Simon and Josephine Brasdovic Lapikas. He was the youngest of 10 siblings.
James grew up and lived his life in South Pymatuning and attended Sharpsville schools. On Aug. 23, 1952, he was united in marriage to the former Shirley Mae Lyth, with whom he later had two sons. James served as a Mercer County state constable and was involved with coaching in the South Pymatuning Township Youth Association Little League. He retired in 1992 as a pickler from the former Sharon Steel Corp.'s Farrell plant, where he was employed for 44 years.
James loved spending time outdoors and at his cabin. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed gardening, watching Western movies and spending time with his family and friends. Following retirement, James would spend hours sitting outside with his wife, Shirley, watching sunsets. James was an active member of St. Bartholomew's Church, Sharpsville. His strong faith guided him through life.
He is survived and will be deeply missed by: his two sons, James S. Lapikas and his wife Patricia, Sharpsville, and Michael W. Lapikas and his wife Donna, two grandchildren, whom he adored, Stephanie and Michael, and a brother, Miles Lapikas and his wife Connie, Sharpsville. Besides his parents, his loving wife, Shirley Lapikas, preceded him in death on Jan. 1, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Pauline Lapikas, Evelyn Zeka and Edna Smith, and five brothers, Dominic, Rudy and Steven Lapikas, and John and Paul Lapikas, who were killed in action during World War II.
His caregivers at Woodland Place, where he lived the last year, will also miss him. His family would like to thank all the staff at Woodland Place for their help and support. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Bartholomew's Church, 311 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville 16150. LAPIKAS James Frederick, 76, of 2350 Anchorage Road, South Pymatuning Township.


Unknown people by the name Lapikas
  • W.M. LAPIKAS[208].
  • MARIANNE LAPIKAS[209].
  • M. L. LAPIKAS[210].
  • RUTH LAPIKAS, born 6-5-1931, deceased Beaverton, Gladwin, Michigan 19-1-2004, last residence Beaverton, Gladwin,[211] possibly not her maiden name.
  • MARY LAPIKAS, born before about 1955, married Douglas 9-9-1977 Earl Murphey.
  • EDWARD R LAPIKAS, married (Hamilton?) Ohio 13-12-1976 Vickie L Bailey, born 1958/59.

  • Unknown people by the name Lapekas
  • KEVIN LAPEKAS[212].
  • JOE LAPEKAS[213], could he be Joseph Lapekas married,[214] ANNETTE MARIE BALL.
  • SANDRA L. LAPEKAS, graduated (1997) as a nurse from Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA. Wrote an article about nursing.(see Ref. [215]).
  • LARRY L LAPEKAS[216].
  • S. J. LAPEKAS[217] [218] .
  • PATRICIA LYNN LAPEKAS, married Clark Nevada 4-7-1986,[219] Thomas Richard Deyoung.
  • BEVERLY A LAPEKAS, born 27-2-1921, deceased Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan 13-11-1980, (possibly not heer maiden name), last residence: Penfield, Calhoun, Michigan.
  • RITA ELAINE LAPEKAS, born 20-2-1958, deceased Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan 9-7-1995, last residence: Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan

  • Unknown people by the name Lapekes
  • ANGELA LAPEKES[220].
  • B. LAPEKES,[221]
  • S. LAPEKES[222].
  • MOLLY J LAPEKES[223].
  • PHIL LAPEKES[224].
  • LONNIE L. LAPEKES[225].

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    References Genealogy Lapikás --- Generation 6 ( 225 refs.)
    References preceded by the ⇒ symbol refer to (clickable) external url's of which only the last part of the name is given.
    Verkorte verwijzingsvormen voor veelgebruikte literatuur
    1. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1983
    2. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    3. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    4. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    5. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1983
    6. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    7. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1983
    8. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    9. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    10. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    11. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    12. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1983
    13. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    14. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    15. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    16. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    17. Information from Levente Szarvas, 2009
    18. Information from Judith Lapikas, Budapest (H), 1999, 2006 and 2013
    19. Information from Judith Lapikas, Budapest (H), 1999, 2006 and 2013
    20. Information from Erno Lapikas, Budapest (H), 1985
    21. Information from Judith Lapikas-Jobbagy, Budapest (H), 1999
    22. Information from Judith Lapikas-Jobbagy, Budapest (H), 1999
    23. Canada Voters Lists
    24. Canada Voters Lists
    25. ⇒ marigot.ca
    26. ⇒ obituary.aspx?n=Rolande-Brunet&lc=3133&pid=172891999&mid=6166052
    27. ⇒ obituary.aspx?n=Rolande-Brunet&lc=3133&pid=172891999&mid=6166052
    28. Canada Voters Lists
    29. Lapikas T, 5571 Champlain Blvd, Verdun, PQ H4H1A2, 514-767-2289
    30. ⇒ thank.html
    31. Canada Voters Lists
    32. Information from Suzanne Breard, Montreal (CDN), 1974
    33. Information from Christine Lapikas-Fournier, CDN, 2004
    34. 12030 Rue Poincare, Montreal, PQ H3L3M2, 514-334-4098
    35. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1981
    36. Hungaricana
    37. Information from Martha-Beatrix Lapikas, Brasov(RO), 1983
    38. Information from Laszlo Berekmery, 2002
    39. Information from Laslo Berekmery, München, 2002
    40. ⇒ www.berekmery.de
    41. Südkurier 08.03.2005
    42. Information from Heidi Weber, Triberg (D), 1998
    43. Südkurier 23.03.2004
    44. Südkurier 17.11.2010
    45. Information from Heidi Weber, Triberg (D), 1998
    46. Staatsblad van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, No J245, 17-6-1949
    47. Bouw Bulletin, mrt 1984, CKK Maassluis, Vebidak Bericht 26(1989)5
    48. Vebidak Bericht 26(1989)5
    49. Vebidak Bericht 100(2001)7
    50. J. Born en E. Wevers, 30 jaar Lions Club Uithoorn, Uithoorn, 2001
    51. see also L. Lapikás, Genealogie Van Pijlen
    52. see also L. Lapikás, Kwartierstaat Lapikás
    53. Vebidak Bericht 100(2001)7
    54. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998
    55. SSDI USA
    56. information from Stanley Joseph Lapekas, USA, 1998
    57. Pompano Beach, FLORIDA, USA
    58. information from Stanley Joseph Lapekas, USA, 1998
    59. USA SSDI
    60. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985
    61. California Divorce Index, 1966-1984
    62. California Marriage Index
    63. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985
    64. 1523 Birnamwood Trail Dr, Ballwin, MO 63021-7613, 314-225-0465
    65. ⇒ Lapekas_Linda_948277267.aspx
    66. Fam. portrait
    67. USA SSDI
    68. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    69. Information from Mr. James M. Lapikas, Wisconsin, USA, 1996
    70. Information from Stanley L. Lapekas, (MI, USA) 1999
    71. ⇒ obits
    72. Information from Mr. James M. Lapikas, Wisconsin, USA, 1996
    73. ⇒ www.classmates.com
    74. ⇒ 0,1607,7-160-17445_19270_19410-79528--,00.html
    75. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007
    76. 14532 Shadow Wood Ln, Delray Beach , FL 33484, (561) 498-8419
    1. Descendants of Joseph Lapekas, compiled by Stanley Lewis and Sean Philip Lapekas, Kalamazoo, 1997
    2. 1035 So. Boulder Road, #311 Louisville, COLORADO 80027, USA
    3. Information from Stanley Lewis Lapekas, Michigan (USA), 1998
    4. 7665 East Eastman A-312,Denver, COLORADO 80231, USA
    5. USA SSDI
    6. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    7. SSDI, USA
    8. ⇒ ~lapekasg
    9. Information from Gina L. Lapekas, Michigan USA, 2001
    10. Information from Gina L. Lapekas, Michigan USA, 2001
    11. Information from Gina Lapekas, Michigan (USA), 1997
    12. 3802 CASTLEMAN AVE SAINT LOUIS, MO 63110 , 314-773-5162 , 4933 MAGNOLIA AVE APT A SAINT LOUIS, MO 63110-3737, 314-773-5162
    13. OUTCRY'S NEWS COVERAGE, ⇒ patricia.htm
    14. Information from Gina Lapekas, Michigan (USA), 2001
    15. Information from Gina Lapekas, Michigan (USA), 1997
    16. 524 Calico Avenue, Portage, MICHIGAN, USA 49002, 616-327-2676
    17. Information from Arleen Lapekas-Carr, 2013
    18. Information from Arleen Lapekas (USA) (2001)
    19. USA SSDI
    20. USA SSDI
    21. ⇒ maryjolapekas.html
    22. ⇒ maryjolapekas.html
    23. ⇒ 1041115334
    24. ⇒ joseph_glen
    25. ⇒ bowl.htm
    26. ⇒ 1041115334
    27. ⇒ index.shtml
    28. USA SSDI
    29. ⇒ patents
    30. Information from Ramona Lapekas-de Cajigas, USA, 1997
    31. SSDI, USA
    32. ⇒ obits_display.cgi?action=viewobit&memid=174317
    33. Information from Ramona Lapekas-de Cajigas, USA, 1997
    34. ⇒ obituary.aspx?n=carl-lapekas&pid=164882176#sthash.j9EXMMy0.dpuf
    35. 5393 N WESTNEDGE AVE KALAMAZOO, MI 49004-3073, 616-343-5981
    36. Information from Andrew Lapekas, USA, 1997
    37. Information from Ramona Lapekas de Cajigas, 1997
    38. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    39. Information from Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2013
    40. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    41. USA, SSDI
    42. Information from Susan Lorraine Lapekes, 2000
    43. USA, SSDI
    44. Information from Susan Lorraine Lapekes, 2000
    45. Information from Susan Lorraine Lapekes, 2000
    46. USA SSDI
    47. USA SSDI
    48. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    49. 9600 108TH ST MIDDLEVILLE, MI 49333, 616-891-945
    50. Information from Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2013
    51. Information from Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2012
    52. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    53. ⇒ www.lorilapekes.com
    54. USA SSDI
    55. USA, SSDI
    56. USA SSDI
    57. Information from Lorraine Lapekes, 2000
    58. ⇒ oldkent5kw5998.html
    59. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    60. 12615 W GREENFIELD AVE NEW BERLIN, WI 53151, 414-786-7571
    61. internet, site unknown
    62. Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997
    63. ⇒ PersonDetail.aspx?PersonID=770034397
    64. ⇒ Detail.do?id=80835
    65. Information from Brendalynn Lapekes, 2014
    66. www.stroofuneralhome.com
    67. www.stroofuneralhome.com
    68. Information from Jason Lapekes, 1997
    69. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    70. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    71. USA SSDI
    72. Obituary appears Grand Rapids Press Obituaries 07/26/1997, ⇒ index90c.txt
    73. 774 68TH ST SE GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49548, 616-455-0445
    74. ⇒ 04-24-93.asp
    75. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    76. USA SSDI
    1. The Family of Louis Lapikas, by Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2000
    2. Information from Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes (USA), 2000
    3. Information from Brendalynn K. Eustice-Lapekes, 2003
    4. USA SSDI
    5. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    6. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    7. 1016 N HICKORY ST JOLIET, IL 60435 , 815-722-2350
    8. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    9. 2087 Camellia Ct. Naperville,Illinois,60565, 630-369-1945
    10. Information from Joseph Briski, Naperville, 1997
    11. Information from J. Briskie, Naperville, USA, 1999
    12. ⇒ programsbandchoi00unse_djvu.txt
    13. Information from Eileen Lapikas, USA, 1997
    14. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    15. 1016 N HICKORY ST JOLIET, IL 60435, 815-722-3526
    16. ⇒ PersonDetail.aspx?PersonID=385858525
    17. ⇒ 1429906
    18. ⇒ obituary-john-f-lapikas
    19. ⇒ obituary.html#content-start
    20. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    21. ⇒ local_story_241160619.html
    22. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    23. Information from John F. Lapikas, Joliet (IL), 1997
    24. Information from Mildred Lapikas-McCleary, Lockport, USA, 1997
    25. Internet, location unknown
    26. ⇒ graduates97.html
    27. ⇒ index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=35&Itemid=53
    28. ⇒ 113209532
    29. Information from Milan Lapikas, Tomasovce (SK), 1997, and Pavel Pajdusak, Bratislava (SK), 1999
    30. Information from F. Kutlik (USA) and B. Kleinova (Bratislava), 2003
    31. Information from Petra Lapikasova & Radovan Holod, 2013
    32. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    33. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    34. see also Information from Tom and Lisa Lapikas-Oliver, USA, 1997
    35. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    36. ⇒ Antoinette-Ann-R-Lapikas
    37. Information by Aaron Lapikas, USA, 1996
    38. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    39. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    40. USA, SSDI
    41. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    42. USA SSDI
    43. USA SSDI
    44. ⇒ hed041901.html
    45. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    46. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007
    47. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    48. 111 15TH ST SW MASSILLON, OH 44647, 216-837-0275
    49. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    50. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    51. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    52. USA, SSDI
    53. USA SSDI
    54. ⇒ James-Lapikas-1930-2007-753089791
    55. Genealogy Simon Lapikas and Josephine Brasdovitch, by James Simon Lapikas, Sharpsville (USA), 1998
    56. Hermitage, Pennsylvania,16148
    57. 1704 N 18th Pl, Phoenix, AZ 85006-2318 (602) 257-9322
    58. 614 Pine St Nw, Beach City, OH 44608, (330) 756-3179
    59. USA, SSDI
    60. 1006 S Park St; Kalamazoo, MI 49001-5621, 616-345-9535
    61. 718 S Sandpiper Dr; Ingleside, TX 78362, 512-776-3735
    62. Family Tree maker's Genealogy Site
    63. ⇒ graduates97.html
    64. 2500 21st St Nw Apt 48, Winter Haven, FL 33881-1277, (941) 299-6538
    65. E. Stroudsburg, PA 18301, (610) 863-5716
    66. Johnsnville Rd, Bushkill, PA 18324, (717) 588-8213
    67. Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005
    68. 1526 COIT AVE NE GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505, 616-363-4177
    69. 562 60TH ST SE #-B7 GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49548, 616-455-036
    70. 443 DUDLEY PL NE GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503, 616-774-286
    71. 1203 PEONY MOLINE, MI 49335, 616-877-4792
    72. 5090 SOUTHGLOW CT SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49501-9999, (616) 261-4138
    73. 201 Elwell St Sw, Grand Rapids, MI 49548-4211, 616-534-1146

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