Stephen Richard Stapp, 67, a former Northland resident passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He was born January 31, 1948 in Kansas City to Clayton J. and Mary Catherine (Lawson) Stapp.
Stephen graduated from St. Charles Catholic Grade School, St. Pius X Catholic High School and earned a BA in Business Administration From St. Mary’s College. He spent the majority of his working years as an LPN and was a longtime salesman for Rutledge Oil Company. During his time at Rutledge, Valvoline Oil was his biggest customer.
Stephen was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Catherine Stapp and a sister, Theresa Stapp. Survivors include his son, Steve Stapp of Platte City, MO; his father, Clayton Stapp of Platte Woods, MO; two sisters, Kathleen Thompson (Chris) of Parkville, MO and Mary Elizabeth Starling of Effingham, KS.
Prayer service 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 17, 2015, at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. A private committal service and burial will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville has been entrusted with the final arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Charles Catholic Church or St. Pius X High School. Memories of Stephen and condolences may be left online at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com