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John Apon

November 13, 1954 December 19, 2018
John Apon
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Obituary for John Apon

Mr. John Apon, age 64, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

There will be a memorial service on Monday, December 31, at 10:00am, at the First Reformed Church Chapel in Orange City. The Rev. Mark Haverdink will officiate.

Arrangements are with the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

John Adam was born on November 13, 1954, in Greenwich, Connecticut, the adopted son of Christian and Rose Apon. He was raised in Danbury, Connecticut, where he attended school.

On May 18, 1996, he married Mary Elizabeth Lux in Danbury, where they made their home. In August of 2007, they moved to Orange City.

He enjoyed gardening, cooking, fishing, making wine, reading, and writing poems.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years; two daughters, Jessica, and her husband, Jason Bruinsma, and April Sunday, all of Orange City; five grandchildren, Tyler, Xavion, and Kaitlyn Bruinsma; and Anthony and Mia Sunday; a sister, Maryann Frey; and two brothers, Joe Apon and Edwin Higley.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Shawn Sunday; a granddaughter, Hayley Marie Sunday; and a brother, Pete Martinez.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to ATLAS of Orange City.

The service may be watched live on the church website:

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Memorial Service




10:00 AM 12/31/2018 10:00:00 AM
First Reformed Church Chapel - Orange City

420 Central Avenue Northwest
Orange City, IA 51041

First Reformed Church Chapel - Orange City
420 Central Avenue Northwest Orange City 51041 IA
United States

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ATLAS of Orange City


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