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Clella H. 'Hope' Schlappi: 1943-2017


MORRIS — Clella H. “Hope” Schlappi, 74, of Morris, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 31, at Park Pointe Healthcare Center in Morris.

Born Feb. 28, 1943, in Huntington, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Ruth (Conlee) Pinson.
Hope moved to Morris at the age of 12 and was educated in Morris schools. She enjoyed bingo and crochet. She married David Schlappi, who preceded her in death in 1999.
Hope is survived by her children, Pam (Jim) Crisman, of Norway, Butch Binion, of Medina, Tenn., and Richard (Rebecca) Binion, of Norway; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Schlappi; her parents; daughter, Kim Paris; and grandsons, Tom Crisman and Joel Binion.
Visitation for Hope will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 2, at U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home in Morris. Enhanced video tributes will be played during the visitation. A Celebration of Hope’s Life will follow at noon Saturday, officiated by Pastor Steve Larson, of First Baptist Church of Morris. Burial will follow in Norway Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington St., Morris. For further information, visit the website at or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.
U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home
301 W. Washington St., Morris, IL 60450

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