Memorial stone to Jaan (1880–1950) and Anfissa Räppo is located in Räpo Village, by the Võru-Vastseliina road. The memorial stone was opened in 1970.
Jaan Räppo is important to Võru County as a songwriter, as he composed folk songs in Võru and Seto languages: "Haanja miis vidi lubjakivve" in 1897 and "Katõ ilma veere pääl" in 1909, which was later chosen as the anthem of Setomaa.
Jaan Räppo and his wife Anfissa (literary critic) translated the Estonian national epic "Kalevipoeg" into Ukrainian (published in 1981).
Jaan Räppo is known in Ukraine as a public and cultural figure, also active in education. A memorial tablet to Jaan Räppo was opened by the Kharkov National Pedagogical University in 2009.