Kevin M. Pape

February 5, 1980November 16, 2010

STAFF SERGEANT KEVIN M. PAPE, 30, of Fort Wayne, was killed on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in Afghanistan. Born Feb. 5, 1980, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Marc D. Pape and Karen S. (Teel) Pape. He was a U.S. Army Ranger serving in Afghanistan. Surviving are his wife, Amelia Pape of Savannah, Ga.; daughter, Anneka Pape of Savannah, Ga.; father and stepmother, Marc D. and Cheryl Pape of Fort Wayne; sister, Kristen Pape of Fort Wayne; stepbrother, Richard Barger of Washington, D.C.; and grandmother, Evelyn Teel of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his mother, Karen S. (Teel) Pape; and grandparents, Don and Phyliss Pape and Richard Teel. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road. Chaplain Jeffrey McKinney officiating. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorial to Special Operations Wounded Warrior Fund or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 25, 2010
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 26, 2010

Kevin M. Pape

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Susana Quintero

August 27, 2016

from the bottom of my heart, a fraternal embrace to the Pape family and my prayers Sergeant Kevin Pape

Beverly Nissel

May 26, 2014

This Memorial Day I am a guest in your town and because I can't be home to honor my Ranger I want to honor yours. I am headed to Lindenwood to place a custom made Ranger Flag at the site of your Ranger.
Bless your family.

CPL Benjamin C. Dillon
3/75 Ranger B Co
KIA. 10 6 2007

Peggy Childers

November 21, 2013

To the family and friends of Staff Sgt. Kevin Pape:
Remembering Kevin on the anniversary of his passing. May our fallen heroes never be forgotten.

Grateful American

November 16, 2012

Thinking of Kevin and his wonderful family today. Thank you Kevin for protecting my family. May you rest in peace soldier.

B Williams

November 11, 2012

Thinking of you today Brother. What a man you turned out to be.

SSG. Williams

Peggy Childers

November 16, 2011

To the family of Staff Sgt. Kevin Pape:
Kevin gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."

Cheryl Pape

November 11, 2011

Thank you for your service! Miss & love you on this Veterans Day.


February 1, 2011

I didn't know you personally, but from reading about all you have done for our country I am so thankful for your lives work. I hope your family finds peace in knowing G-d takes care of his angels on earth, and sometimes he needs to bring the very best up to heaven. Thank you for all you have done.

Marc Pape

December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas Kevin. we'll miss you, but never forget you.

Nancy Wike

December 13, 2010

To the Pape Family,
Our hearts go out to you over the loss of your beloved Kevin. His sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten.
The Wike Family