Monday, April 8, 2019 ~ 4:00 p.m.
Sapp Bros. Ministry Equipping Center
Nebraska Christian College ~ Papillion, Nebraska
Sunday, April 7, 2019 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Riverview Community Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Nebraska Christian College
Lee H. Sapp, 90 of Omaha passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. He was born on a farm Southeast of Auburn, NE to Hurless and Emily (Hubka) Sapp. Lee graduated from Pawnee City High School before joining the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He entered in 1948 and was honorably discharged in 1952. After the service Lee was united in marriage on October 25, 1953 to Helene Trenosky in Beatrice, NE.
Lee was most noted for founding Sapp Bros. Inc with his three brothers. He was also involved with founding, Sapp Bros. Ford, Sapp Bros. GMC, Lee Sapp Leasing and Insurance, Lee’s Ford and Ashland State Bank. He was a member of the Masons, Shriners and was the NE Rotarian of the year in 2011.
Lee had his heart set for higher education with support to the University of Nebraska colleges/campuses, Peru State College, Nebraska Christian College and individual scholarships to these institutions. He supported athletics at UNL, UNO and Peru State College. He was an avid Husker fan, but most of all he loved the state of Nebraska.
Lee is survived by his son, Lee (Suzanne) Sapp of Ashland; grandsons, Brett and Conor Sapp; special friend, Ilma Gottula; sister, Zelma Drake; brother, William (Lucille) Sapp; sister-in-law, Rose Sapp; brother-in-law, Glen Barnard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hurless and Emily Sapp; wife, Helene Sapp; daughter, Lori Sapp; sisters, Velora Barnard, Irene Brubaker; brothers, Ray Sapp, Dean Sapp; sisters-in-law, Lenora Sapp, Susie Sapp; brothers-in-law, Guy Brubaker, Kenny Drake.