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Obituary: Kathryn Colleen (Knutson) Rapp, Jan. 15, 1943 – Aug. 25, 2022

For The Madera Tribune

Kathryn C. Rapp.


Kathryn C. Rapp was born Jan. 15, 1943, in Yreka, California; she entered into rest with her Lord Jesus on Aug. 25, 2022, in Fresno, CA; she was 79 years old.

She is survived by her four children, daughter Faith and her husband Scott of Madera, CA; son Charles and his wife Melinda of Salem, OR; daughter Joy and her husband Doug of Fairfax Station, VA; and daughter Robyn and her husband Kevin of Folsom, CA, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Kathryn served the community of Madera at Doors of Hope for more than 10 years, helping people with pregnancy needs and support for infants and newborns. She was a member of Northpoint Community Church in Fresno, the Madera Republican Women Federated, and her passion — Friday morning ladies bible study.

The family will have a graveside service at Placer County Cemetery 1445 First Street Lincoln, CA 95648, where she will join her father, mother, brother, and grandmothers.

Remembrances may be made to Doors of Hope, 500 East Almond Madera, CA 93637 or P.O. Box 515 Madera, CA 93639.



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