Richard “Dick” Pappe
Richard Phillip (Dick) Pappe died peacefully in his sleep on the evening of July 17, 2015, at Ballard Care Facility in Seattle of a chronic illness.
Richard was born in Ontario, Ore., and grew up in Quincy, graduating in the class of 1967. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force after graduating, serving in England during the Vietnam Era as a supply NCO. After an honorable discharge in 1971, Richard attended Eastern Washington University, obtaining a Master’s Degree in counseling.
Richard spent most of his adult life in the Seattle area, working and volunteering as an Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor.
He is survived by his stepmother Rosemary J. Pappe of Quincy; three brothers and three sisters, Col. Retired Joseph A. Pappe, Jr. (Debby) of Albuquerque, N.M., Marianne Pappe Keating (Mark) of Philadelphia, Penn., Shirley Pappe Carlson (Wendell) of Olympia, Don Pappe (Cyndi) of Woodinville, John Pappe (Monica) of Prosser and Evelyn Pappe Tuttle (Ken) of Quincy; 16 nieces and nephews and 22 grandnieces and grandnephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph A Pappe Sr. and Marie A. McGill Pappe.
Funeral services were held at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Quincy. Please leave a memory for the family or sign its online guestbook at www.Scharbachs.com. Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel in Quincy is assisting the family with arrangements.