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In loving memory of
Eric Naunapper Sr
  • January 23, 1938
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  • July 17, 2022

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On July 17, 2022, Eric Naunapper Sr., 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Fort Myers, FL. Eric was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He proudly served 2 years in the US Army. While earning his Bachelor’s degree he worked as a purchasing agent for Kar Products for 36 years in Des Plaines, IL. He was an avid reader and enjoyed time at the library.

Eric and his wife were world travelers. He had a great sense of humor and was a kind and loving loving family man. Coming from Chicago, he was a loyal Cubs and Bears fan. Eric and his wife retired to Fort Myers in 2003 and fell in love with the area, spending time with family, meeting people and making new friends.

Eric is the son of the late Herman and Frieda Nau napper and is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Marilynn Nau napper, his son Eric Nau napper Jr., daughter Donna (Fred) Josellis, daughter Linda (Mark) Valentine, daugh­ter Julie Welch, late son Robert Richiardi, 9 grandchildren and 5 great­grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held on August 13, 2022 at Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919 at 11 :00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 or www.heart.org would be appreciated.


Zion Lutheran Church
7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers FL 33919

Date & Time:
August 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Instead of flowers, the family would prefer if you would make a donation to
American Heart Association

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  3. Phyllis Curreri says:
    11 Aug 2022
    Dear Marilynn, Eric Jr., Donna, Linda and Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss of Eric Sr. I enjoyed sharing your family time with him and celebrating any holiday just to be together! He was a good man and a lot of fun. I will miss him dearly. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending my sincere sympathy.

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