Mr. Kappan is survived by his wife, Eva Kappen nee Koster, son, Matthew (Julie) Kappen of Troy, MO; daughter, Shelby Wilcox of Wentzville, MO; brother, Kelly (Judy) Kappen of Westminster, CA; sister, Judy (Jim) Lundal of Longbeach, CA; best friend - David R. Bergmann. He was the loving grandfather oftwo grandchildren, Dylan Kappen, Ethan Wilcox.
He is preceded in death by his father, Junior William Kappen, mother, Maye Lavelle Kappen nee Overturf.
Mr. Kappen loved Surfing, flying small aircraft and enjoyed watching softball. He was married for 43 years. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend to many. He will be dearly missed by all.