Linda C. Rapp


  Linda C. Rapp, 73, of Clear Lake passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City following a long battle with cancer.

  A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Linda Catherine Rapp, the daughter of Norman and Margaret (Engstler) Greiman, was born Oct. 18, 1949, in Garner. She attended and graduated from Garner-Hayfield High School in 1967. On Jan. 21, 1966, she was married to James Rapp. They lived in Clear Lake all of their married life where they raised their daughter, Jodie.  Linda loved spending time with Jodie and her grandchildren. She adored her great-grandchildren. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and Minnesota Vikings fan. When she wasn’t watching games, she loved gardening.

  Linda is survived by her daughter, Jodi Strait, of Ankeny; granddaughter, Briana (Alec) Johnson, of Ankeny and their two children, Riley and Hayden; granddaughter, Emalea Strait, of Kansas City, Mo.; her son, Douglas Heims, of Cedar Rapids; granddaughter, Hayley Heims, of Cedar Rapids; many nieces and nephews; chosen daughter, Julie (Shawn) Bogle, of Clear Lake; and adopted sister, Sue Brewer, of Clear Lake.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, on Nov. 20, 2022; parents; and four brothers, Tommy, Daryl, James and Patrick Greiman.

Cataldo Funeral Home, Garner, is in charge of arrangements.


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