December 29, 2021
Harvey Lapke, 92, of Glasgow, Montana passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana.
Harvey was born in Madoc, Montana on May 1, 1929 to William and Alice (LaRoche) Lapke. He moved with his family to the South Madoc Farm when he was 12 years old, this was the "Lapke" family farm. During WWII he joined the Navy and was stationed in San Diego, California. He always said "He joined the Navy to see the world and he never left Dan Diego." He received an early leave from the Navy, because his dad had cancer and he was called home to help with the family farm.
He married Betty Wade on December 4, 1979. Harvey bought the family farm from his mom. Then later on when they decided to move into Scobey in 2001 and they sold the farm. They lived in Scobey until moving to Nemont Manor in Glasgow in October of 2018.
Harvey is preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters.
Harvey is survived by his wife, Betty of Glasgow, Montana; step-daughter Joni (Rod) Bullock; brother, Leo (Angie) Lapke of Walla Walla, Washington; numerous nieces and nephews which he totally enjoyed through the years.
As per Harvey's wishes cremation is taken place. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Condolences for the family may be left at bellmortuaryglasgow.com.