Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Isabella Julia Lappo, "Ize"

Passed away on November 28, 2019

Isabella “Ize” Lappo, age 23. Of Munster formerly of Dyer.  Passed away November 28, 2019.  She is survived by her parents Lori Rietman and Flavio (Teresa Bruno) Lappo and her brother Christopher, uncle Keith (Lori) Rietman, aunts Amy (Mark) Stephens, Rebecca (Peter) Eshbaugh, and Heidi (Colin) Blair, cousins Sara Rietman, Alan and Bradley Stephens, and Peter and Julia Eshbaugh.  Isabella graduated from Munster High School in 2014 and was a member of the Munster Seahorses Swim Team.  She attended IUPUI and was working towards a degree in Tourism, Conventions, and Events Management.  She had a passion for music and swimming.  Although her time with us was much too short Isabella left a legacy as evidenced by the numerous lives she touched and the many people who loved her.  Visitation Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 2:00 – 7:00 pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John.  Visitation and Funeral Services Monday, December 2, 2019 DIRECTLY at St. Thomas More Church 8501 Calumet Ave. from 9:30 am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the family who will make a contribution to a charities of their choice.  For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Morning visitation and Funeral Services directly at St. Thomas More Church
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Thomas More Church
8501 Calumet Avenue
Munster, Indiana 46321
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 10:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 W. 111th St.
Alsip, Illinois

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the family who will make a contribution to a charities of their choice. 

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm

"Dear Lappo family, I’m so sorry to hear about Isabella’s passing. I know that she put up a courageous fight and was surrounded by much love. I have fond memories of her. My thoughts and prayers are with you all."
- Paula Dorschel (Miss Paula, Thornridge Preschool)
December 1, 2019 5:10 pm

"We are so sorry for the loss of your daughter. May she now enter into Gods paradise with all His Angels and Saints! Most Sincerely, Don and Terrie Micelli "
- Donald and Therese Micelli
December 1, 2019 5:42 pm

Candles Lit
"Dear Isabella, may you have eternal peace with God."
- Carol Muir
November 30, 2019 11:53 am