Bay City, Michigan
Jack passed away Friday, May 28, 2010 at Byron Center Meadows in Byron Center, MI, age 75. He was born March 29, 1935 in Bay City to the late J. Howard and Gertrude (Okon) Trapp. He married Barbara J. Carrier in St. James Church on February 11, 1956, she predeceased him on February 3, 1996. Jack retired from Dow Chemical Company in Midland after many years of dedicated service. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, American Legion Post #18, Knights of Columbus Council #4102 and a proud veteran of the US Navy Reserves.
Surviving are two children; Jenifer (John) Watson and Steve (Debbie) Trapp, three grandchildren; John Watson II, Tyler and Nichole Trapp, one brother, Tom (Pat) Trapp and a sister in-law, Shirley Trapp. Jack was predeceased by a brother, Jerry Trapp and a sister, Jeannie Frasik.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 11:00am at St. James Catholic Church. Fr. Robert DeLand will celebrate Mass and graveside interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Wednesday after 10:00am. A Parish Vigil Service for Jack will be held Tuesday at 6:00pm from the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. James Church or a charity of donor’s choice.