Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

January 17, 2014

Rinze Joe Stapert of Avon


Hendricks County Flyer

Rinze Joe Stapert of Avon died Friday. He was 91.

Born July 3, 1922, in Indianapolis, he was a son of the late John and Tenna Stapert. He was the widower of Helen Joan Stapert.

Mr. Rinze was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a lifelong farmer and also worked many years for Maplehurst Dairy.

He was a member of Fairfield Friends Meeting, Fraternal Order of Eagles 3207, and Fraternal Order of Police 132.

Survivors include sons Larry J. (Marsha) and Marvin L. Stapert; a daughter, Linda K. (Jeff) Mitny; a brother, Raymond Stapert; a sister, Anna Miller; a grandson, Chris Stapert; and a great-grandson, Rinze Joe Stapert II.

Preceding him in death was a granddaughter, Carey Stapert.

Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.

Calling is for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.hamptongentry.com.