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Rapp Procession Set For Friday

Sonora, CA — The procession and funeral plans have now been finalized for fallen Army Sgt. Bobby Rapp of Sonora.

The 22 year old Sonora High graduate and his family will have a procession that will start at approximately 9am Friday on Lyons Street. According to CHP Officer Tom Wills the procession will proceed to Stewart, to Elkin and then to Washington St.

From there the procession will travel to Hwy 108 and head east to the Mono Way exit. Tuolumne Rd. will take the procession to Sierra Bible Church where the service is scheduled to start at 10am.

Burial will then take place at Dambacher Cemetary.

Rapp was killed one week ago today by a suicide bomber while guarding a government building in the Sabari District of Afghanistan.

From 10am until noon Sunday Operation MOM adorned the downtown Sonora area with yellow bows in honor of the Mother Lode´s fallen soldier.

Written by Bill Johnson