Dorothy M. (Smith) Gappa
November 11, 1935 – June 15, 2020
Born in Oakley, Kansas to Jessie (Cunningham) and Clyde Smith. She graduated from Oakley High School in 1953. Moved to Omaha, NE. Worked and retired from Northwestern Bell after 25 years. On June 30, 1956, Dorothy married James M. Gappa and to this union three children were born, Ann Marie, John and Brian.
She is preceded in death by parents, Jessie and Clyde Smith; daughter, Ann Marie Gappa Copeland. Survived by husband, Jim; sons, John (Charlene), and Brian (Trisha); grandchildren: Cory Copeland (Jessica), Kyle (Lindsay), Trevor (Savannah), Nicole, Lucas and Brooke Gappa; great-grandchildren: Austin, Arron, and Aurora Copeland, Kayden Gappa; many nieces and nephews.
Private Family Services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.