ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.
Louis C. "Clark" Rapalee, 78, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and formerly of Norwalk, died July 10, 2007, in his home.
He was born July 21, 1928, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to Matthew K. and Doris D. (Gholson) Rapalee, now deceased, and lived in the Norwalk and Milan areas from 1960 until moving to St. Petersburg in 1999. He was a former principal at Lyme Township Schools, Norwalk City Schools and South Central Schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his sons, Louis Clark Rapalee Jr. of Cleveland and John M. Rapalee of Bowling Green; daughters, Terri Sandborn of Ironton, Ohio, and Elizabeth and Lance Lyons of Dowagiac, Mich.; and by his stepdaughter and son-in-law, Mary and Stephen
Richards of Clyde; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his second wife, Audrie A. Rapalee in 1989; and by his third wife, Jewelldene "Jewell" Rapalee. Private graveside services will be in Milan Cemetery. Walker Funeral Home, Norwalk, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.