MEARL C. CLAPP
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for former Imperial Valley resident Mearl C. Clapp, 83, of Escondido, who died Tuesday at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido.
A memorial service will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Hems chapel with the Rev. Walter Colace of Christ Community Church officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.
Mr. Clapp was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Hickory, Okla. He married Alberta Whaley in 1945.
Mr. Clapp came to the Imperial Valley in the early 1940s. When World War II started he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Burma, where he met his wife. After the war he returned home with his wife.