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Michael Henry Lape Sr.
June 15th, 1948 – Aug 3rd, 2022

Michael Henry Lape Sr., went to meet our Lord and Savior Aug 3rd, 2022 doing what he loved; golfing. He was born in Chaffee, MO in June of 1948. He was the son of the late Ode David Lape and Christine Lape. Michael served in the United States Airforce and was a proud Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a retiree of Bi-State also know as Metro. He did not meet a stranger and was loved by all. His love was deepest for his family especially his 9 grandchildren. Michael is survived by, son, Michael Henry Lape Jr. and wife Trisha of St. Louis; daughter, Julie Marie Crawford and husband Mark of Faison, NC; his son Mark Edward Lape, and wife Lauren of Medina, Ohio and his fur baby, Tucker Lape; Sister: Betty and husband Sonny Tucker; Brothers: Dennis and wife Odessa Lape; and David and his wife Donna Lape of Chaffee, MO. In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by sister: Joy Chapman and Brother: Muriel Lape; and a beloved daughter Christine Lape.

Services: Will be held at Kutis Funeral Home in South County, MO, Visitation Sunday Aug. 7th from 5-8pm.Funeral Monday, Aug. 8th, prayers at Kutis South County 9:30 a.m. then to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass, with full Military honors to follow. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.