With great sadness, we have to announce the passing of Vanessa Yvette Magee-Rapelje. She was born on July 23, 1973. She passed from this life and went home to be with Jesus on Dec. 10, 2012.
She was the daughter of Rick and Sheryl Hardin, granddaughter to Harold and Bonnie Prouty, fiancee of David Laughlin and aunt to Katelynn and Ryan OConnor. She is survived by her brother Scott Hardin, her son Preston Michael Rapelje and her daughter Kelsey Rae Rapelje. She is preceded in death by her sister Angie OConnor.
There will be a Celebration of Life held for her at the Kernville First Baptist Church, 46 Valley View Dr., Kernville, Calif. on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m.