Volume 3, Number 16 - July 17, 2003
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Jack Coyte Pape
Jack Coyte Pape, a retired ironworker and a resident of Baton Rouge, La., died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at his home.
He was working for American Steele when they built the bridge across the Mississippi River on Interstate10.
Jack was born April 2, 1924, in his grandparent's home on the Green River. He was the son of Paul Coyte Pape and Leona Lynn Pape. He grew up spending much of his time on this ranch, however he lived most of his young life in Pinedale.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 332, 3rd Marine Air Wing.
He married Catherine L. Hanford on April 6, 1956, in Florida.
His special interests included scuba diving, flying airplanes and ballroom dancing. He loved all animals. He was a member of the Moose, the Elks, and the American Legion. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine, a daughter, Randy M. Monte; three grandchildren: Stephanie M. Hardin, Katrina M. Simon and Heath D. Monte; and five great-grandchildren: Taylor Hardin, Madison Monte, Reed Hardin, Anthony Simon and Karan Monte.
Jack is also survived by his first cousins Gina Pape Feltner, Susan Pape and Sally Pape Hayward. He will also be remembered by many other Pape relatives, and the Pearsons and McNinches.
He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Coyte Pape; father Paul Coyte Pape; and mother Leona Lynn Pape.
Rabenhorst Funeral Home of Baton Rouge was in charge of arrangements.
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