Walter Anthony Sapp was born July 8th, 1951. He was preceded in death by his dad, Walter Clyde Sapp and mother, Eleanor Jane Wilson. His surviving family includes his wife, Jeannie Sapp. Sons Ryan Sapp, Karl Sapp and wife Ida, Michael Sapp and wife Liz, Evan Sapp. Stephen Sapp and wife Ashley, David Sapp and wife Tani. And his daughters, Christine Stoner and husband Cody, and Jennifer Sapp. Also, his siblings Claudia Gustafson, Paula Wilson, and Wayne Wilson.
Walt and Jeannie were married May 6th 1972, raised 8 children, and have 15 grandchildren. Walt worked for a survey crew out of high school, followed by 16 years working in shipyards as a Ship’s Carpenter.
He moved his family to Idaho in 1996, where he built a home in Potlatch with the help of his father-in-law and older sons. He worked for the Idaho Transportation Dept until he retired in 2016. Walt loved to hunt, fish, and follow his favorite sports teams, the Seahawks, Mariners, and the Gonzaga Bulldogs. He also loved working with children, giving 40 years of service to Awana Clubs where he shared his faith and devotional stories with school age boys. He deeply loved his grandkids, and he had a strong desire that they would remember him. His family is left with a wonderful legacy of strong work ethic, a love for country music that tells stories, outside the box thinking, and a unique mastery of storytelling.
Walter Anthony Sapp passed away on April 3, 2022.
The Memorial will be held on May 6th at 11:00 am
at the EFree Church of the Palouse 4812 Airport Rd. Pullman, Wa. 99163
Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family. Online condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com