Sylvia M. Lappe


Sylvia M. Lappe, 95, of Perryville formerly of St. Louis, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville.
She was born Dec. 11, 1925 in Silver Lake to Percy and Gertrude (Schindler) Hudson.
She and Sylvan V. Lappe were married Feb. 10, 1945. He preceded her in death July 18, 2019.
Sylvia was a former member of St. Richards Catholic Church in Creve Coeur.
Sylvia was a clothing buyer. She loved to travel and going to dinner with friends.
Survivors include one daughter, Pam (Dave) Pearson of Saint Charles; two sons, Wayne (Karen) Lappe of Saint Louis and Craig (Elizabeth) Lappe of St. Peters; six grandchildren, Alison, Alec, Anthony and Ashley Lappe and Jake and Lauren Pearson; four great-grandchildren Noah Burgess and Tyler, Jack and Anthony Jr. Lappe.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Sylvan V. Lappe, four brothers, Harold Hudson, Donald Hudson, Raymond Hudson and Kenneth Hudson.
Services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be made at
Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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