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Lisa Tappan

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Lisa Tappan

Place of birth: Gothenburg, Nebraska

Religious affiliation: Christian

Here we celebrate the life and acknowledge the passing of Lisa Tappan. She was an amazing woman had a great fulfilling life with her three sons and many grand-babies she was very loved (along with her many adopted children) She was a mother of three boys Tim, Chris, & Brandon they was the reason for living for her, they meant everything to her! From the first day she saw Tim she knew she was put on this earth to be a mother. She lived her whole life around her boys and kept them her number one priority through out her whole life. She was very proud of her three boys and the men she helped mold them into no mother could ever be prouder and happier. Lisa died on November 4th, 2018 in the arms of her youngest son Brandon who was her best friend and care-giver for the past 4 years they been battling cancer. Lisa put up a fight that nobody should ever have to endure but she knew she had to fight so she had more time with her boys and her grand kids. That extra time she had with them meant the world to her! Lisa was a selfless woman who didn’t ask for much in life just good times with her family and good health for her boys and grand babies! She had many adoptive children which were all her sons friends that ever met Lisa quickly called her Mom and treated her with the utmost respect an loved her as their own mother! She loved being Mom that is all she ever wanted and strive for! She had very little regrets but her boys were not part of it! She fought for so long had many surgeries and problems with the cancer it was just her time god had to end her suffering and take her home with him. Lisa will live on forever in the hearts of her kids and their kids and the kids to come after that her big heart and kindness will live on in them forever! “Gone from my side, but forever in my heart!”

Funeral Notice Detail

Lisa Tappan was born on May 17th, 1964 to George Lee & Georgia Ann Tappan in Gothenburg, Ne. She had several siblings Rick the oldest then Dan, Tony, Ronnie, & Walt were her brothers and then her 2 loving sisters Penny & Kathy the baby. Lisa passed away in her sleep on November 4th, 2018 at 3:36 am with her son Brandon and her Cousin Carmen at her side. Lisa Lost her battle with cancer on that day after a long hard battle with the disease for 4 years. SHe fought hard with many surgeries and chemo it just wasnt enough god had to bring her home to him where we will meet up with her again soon! Lisa was proceeded in death by  her parents George Lee Tappan & Georgia Anne Tappan.All memorials and donations to help the family can be sent directly to the funeral home in care of Lisa Tappan Memorial.

A Memorial Service will be held at

Obrien Straatmann Funeral Service

4115 Avenue N

Kearney , NE 68847

On: Nov 12, 2018 — At: 2:00 PM

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