Rapin, Edward J., Freeland, Michigan

Beloved father, grandfather and brother passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 at his home. He married Dorothy Pavelich who predeceased him May 26, 2009. Surviving are one son and one daughter, John Rapin and his wife Kelly; Ann Rapin; one granddaughter, Amanda Beck; one sister, Dorothy Easlick; Mary Schoepke, who was like a sister; several nieces and nephews including Sean Easlick and Jacklyn Easlick. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. William R. Taylor will officiate with interment in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service, led by Audrey Wilson, Pastoral Associate, will take place at 6:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church or Hospice of Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net