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Toni Hapes - July 18, 2013

Toni Ann Hapes was born on Nov. 27, 1945 to Floyd and Madeleine (Cramer) Gebhart in New Castle, Ind.
She attended Walter P. Chrysler Memorial High School, New Castle, Ind. and graduated May 21, 1965.
Toni married Leonard “Lenny” Hapes at the Methodist Church in Merino, Colo., on April 26, 1985.
The couple first settled in Sterling, Colo. and later made their home in Imperial, Neb. Toni worked for 14 years at Artistic Woodworking of Imper­ial. She was also well known for her sewing and machine embroidery.
Toni passed away, at her Imperial home, on Saturday, July 13, 2013. She was 67 years of age.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include husband, Leonard Hapes of Imperial; daughter, Cheryl and husband, Mike Kline of Alamosa, Colo.; daughter, Wendy and husband, Kelly Trautwein of Alamosa, Colo.; brother, Jack and wife, Darlene Gebhart of Springport, Ind.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be held, 2 p.m. (MT), Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Imperial with Father Bernard Lorenz officiating.
A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
No visitation, Toni chose cremation.
A memorial has been established in Toni’s memory.
Online condolences can be left at
Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial is in charge of arrangements.