Herbert Dudley Schap, Sr.

Born: October 10, 1896 in Plymouth, England
Died: March 22, 1963 in Sulphur, Louisiana
Buried: March 23, 1963 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 2)
Wife: Relief Katherine Jessen
Married: October 9, 1930 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Herbert Dudley Schap, Jr.
Georgia Lee Schap
Edward Emil Schap

Lake Charles American Press, Friday, March 22, 1963, p. 2:

Maplewood Radiotrician Dies at Home

        Herbert D. Schap Sr., 67, died at 3 a.m. today in his home at 224 Beverly Place, Maplewood.
        Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Burke-Hammer funeral home. Burial will be in Goos cemetery.
        A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
        A native of Plymouth, England, he came to Lake Charles in 1929 and has resided in the area since.
        He was one of the first "radiotricians" in this part of Louisiana. He was in the radio repair business from the early 1930's until 1941. He had been employed in various other jobs until his retirement in 1961.
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Relief Jessen Schap; two sons, Herbert Schap Jr. of Lafayette and Edward E. Schap of Lake Charles; one daughter, Mrs. Glen Bonin of Sulphur; and nine grandchildren.