Wilma (Struttmann) Tappel, 80, of St. Louis, Mo passed away Sunday, February 7 at Mercy Hospital South.
Wilma was born in Rhineland, Mo. On January 29, 1941. She was the daughter of Quentin and Anna (Elsenraat) Struttmann.
She was united in marriage to Louis Tappel at St. Joseph's Church, Rhineland, Mo. October 28, 1967.
Wilma worked for the lawfirm of Bryan, Cave, McPheeters, and McRoberts before becoming a full-time housewife and mother.
Wilma is survived by her husband, Lou and Son, EricTappel, by two granddaughters, Savanna and Briannah, and one grandson, Mason. She is also survived by four brothers, Ken, Ron (Ruth), Dave (Barb) and Dan (Patty). Wilma is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Quentin Struttmann, in-laws Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Tappel,Sr., one brother, Jim Struttmann, one niece, Sandy Struttmann, and one sister-in-law, Joan Struttmann.
Kurtis Funeral Home(5255 LeMay Ferry Rd., St. Louis, Mo) is handling the arrangements. Her Funeral Mass was held at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church. Internment in Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude's Hospital.