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Mary Elizabeth Rapp

Mary Elizabeth Rapp

Mary Elizabeth Rapp

Mary Elizabeth Rapp

Mary Elizabeth Rapp

Profile Information

  • Maiden Name: Farrow
  • Nickname: Liz
  • Hometown: Peoria, IL (US)
  • Throwing Hand: Right
  • Batting Hand: Right
  • Born: August 10, 1926
  • Died: March 9, 2010

Mary Elizabeth RappHistory

Mary E. "Liz" Rapp, 83, of Metamora, formerly of Peoria, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Snyder Village Health Center.

She was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Peoria to LeRoy and Mary Edna (Bloom) Farrow. She married Gerald G. "Jerry" Rapp on Nov. 9, 1946, in Peoria. He preceded her in death in 2008.

Surviving are two sons, Jerry Rapp of Peoria and Bob (Sally) Rapp of Shawnee, Kan.; two granddaughters, Amy (Pat) Sena of Lincoln, Neb., and Carrie (Brian) Hogan of Olathe, Kan.; and two great-granddaughters, Kaitlyn Hogan and Emma Hogan.

She graduated from Peoria Manual High School.

In 1944, she played in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. She pitched for the Rockford Peaches and the Minneapolis Millerettes.

She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria. She also was a member of Femmes Unir Woman's Club and the Red Hat Society.

She was an avid bowler and devoted Chicago Cubs fan.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Craig Hislope officiated. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the chapel. Burial was in Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder Village Health Center.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.

Author: Peoria (IN) Journal Star

Contributed By: Merrie Fidler

Copyright: Peoria (IN) Journal Star 3/10/2010


LeagueBatting Record

Year Ga AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1944 20 36 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 .167

LeaguePitching Record

Year G IP R ER ERA BB SO HB WP W L PCT
1944 19 99 93 62 5.64 85 16 1 18 1 12 .077

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