1935 — 2022
Jane M. Tapassi, age 87, of Wamego, Kansas, died July 14, 2022 following a short battle with terminal cancer. She was born on February 19, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of John and Marguerite (Gilmore) Wilkey. She graduated from high school with the class of 1953. Jane earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Notre Dame College in 1957. On June 6, 1959 she was united in marriage to Andrew Tapassi. He preceded her in death in 2003. Jane was a devoted member of the Blue Star Mothers, the VFW Women's Auxiliary, and was a charter member of the St. John Vianney Church in Mentor, Ohio. She and Andrew loved to do Revolutionary War reenacting especially at Hale Farm...