Amelia ‘Amy’ C. StappFeb. 1, 1919 — Jan. 20, 2007
Daily Times-Call, The (Longmont, CO)
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Amelia “Amy” C. Stapp of Longmont died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at her residence. She was 87.
Mrs. Stapp was born Feb. 1, 1919, in Fort Morgan to David and Molly Naeb Sigwardt. She was the oldest of eight children born to German immigrant farmers. She assisted not only with the farm responsibilities but also with the upbringing of her younger sisters and brothers.
She graduated from Brighton High School in 1937.
On Nov. 20, 1940, she married Robert A. Stapp in Cheyenne, Wyo.
The Stapps moved to Longmont in 1974 and opened Longmont Toyota. She was an active part of the company, working six days a week, as an office manager and a corporate officer until her retirement just two years ago. She recently lent her input for the name change to Stapp Interstate Toyota; the dealership will move to its new location in the fall of 2007.
Mrs. Stapp was preceded in death by her husband and a grandson, Kyle Stapp.
She is survived by two sons, Robert A. Stapp II and his wife Julie Masterson and Arthur Stapp and his wife Debbi both of Longmont; three grandchildren, Brion Stapp and his wife Elizabeth, Clinton Stapp, and Lynsey Peterson and her husband Josh, all of Longmont; four brothers, Leroy Sigwardt of Greeley, Reuben Sigwardt of Brighton, Melvin Sigwardt of Mesa, Ariz., and Albert Sigwardt of Brighton; three sisters, Lydia Henkel of Greeley, Virginia Lyon of Chatsworth, Calif., and Esther Norenberg of Greeley; and four great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from noon to 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Howe Mortuary.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Howe Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Lewis of First Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Elder Care Connection, 1349 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland 80537.