Garnet Clapp (Arnett)
Garnet Mae Clapp, 90, of Rensselaer, Indiana passed away Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Rensselaer Care Center. She was born near Newland, Indiana on August 23, 1927, daughter of Toy Arnett, Sr. and Cynthia (Holbrook) Arnett. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper County. Her marriage was to Earl James “Ted” Clapp. He preceded her in death in December of 1989.
Garnet was a homemaker. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family. She loved the Lord and enjoyed reading her Bible and sharing the gospel. She attended Pentecostal churches until she was homebound and could no longer attend.
Garnet is survived by her loving family: one son, Earl Neil Clapp (wife: Rebecca “Bettybell”); one daughter, Lorna Cynthia Clapp; daughter-in-law Barbara A. Clapp; two grandsons, Steven T. Clapp (wife: Angela) and Garrett H. Clapp (wife: Brandi); and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her husband; one son, Steven D. Clapp; one great-grandson; and her parents.
Private family services will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Steinke Funeral Home. Pastor John Hostetter officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice. Share memories and condolences online at www.SteinkeFuneralHome.com.