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Wednesday November 1st, 2017
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Candace Lee Trappe

Candace Lee Trappe

Funeral services for Candy Trappe will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  Rev. Erica Cunningham will officiate.  Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Candy died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at her home. 

Candace Lee Trappe was born January 7, 1950 in Bremington, WA, the daughter of Frederick Orlan and Evelyn Ilene (Stevens) Thomas.  She grew up in Albert Lea and graduated from Albert Lea High School.  After graduation she worked at Gold’s Grill and Canton Café.  Candy was united in marriage to Roger Trappe in Watertown, SD.  The couple moved to Britt, IA before making their home in Albert Lea.  Candy was a member at Salem Lutheran Church and enjoyed working as an aid at various nursing homes and care centers.  She loved gardening, flowers, birds, especially hummingbirds, traveling with Roger and spending winters in Texas.

Survivors include her husband, Roger; mother and step-father Evelyn and Duane Degn; children, Jennifer (Jason) Gilderhus and Ken Trappe; grandchildren, Tye Trappe, Isabella Gilderhus, Alyssa Gilderhus, Markus Gilderhus, Sabra Mullenmaster and Tess Trappe; siblings, Ken (Gwen) Thomas, Rob Thomas, Julie Polton, Jerry (Carolyn) Degn and Scott Degn. 

Candy was preceded in death by her father, Frederick and son, Tommy Trappe.  

Candy’s family is thankful for the care, love and support that Alissa Tweed provided to Candy and all of the Trappe family.    

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Roger and family, Our sincere sympathy to you on the loss of
Candi. We were sad to read it in the paper this morning.
Dee is going though chemo at the time so we are unable to come.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Dick and Dee Kahler Oct 31 2017 12:00 AM

Roger and family. We are so very sorry for your loss. Candy was a wonderful woman and our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of deep sorry. May many happy memories sustain you in the weeks and months ahead. We have our memories from that special time out families shared so many years ago.

Don and Bernie Eddy Oct 31 2017 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Candy. My memories of our childhood times will not be forgotten. God bless you and your family.

Garry Matthies Oct 31 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Candace Trappe

Jenona Aske Oct 31 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Oct 31 2017 12:00 AM

May gods blessings be with you and your family. Will be saying extra prayers for you.

Dick and carol kunkel Oct 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Candace Trappe

Wendy Seidel Warner Oct 30 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry Rodger for your loss. My prayers go out to you and the family. Wendy. Seidel. Warner.

Wendy Warner Oct 30 2017 12:00 AM