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Born: April 1, 1952

Place of Birth: Flint, MI

Death: July 14, 2012

Place of Death: Indianapolis, IN

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Jeffrey G. Rupple

April 1, 1952 - July 14, 2012

Jeffrey George Rupple, age 60 of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Shawano, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Indianapolis. Born on April 1, 1952 in Flint, MI, he was the son of John Rupple and the late Esther “Tess” (Mehlberg) Rupple. Growing up, Jeff was a varsity member of the Grand Blanc, MI High School Swim team and joined the Unites States Marine Corps shortly after graduating. After his honorable discharge from service, Jeff settled in Menomonie, WI where he attended and graduated from the University of WI-Stout. While living in Menomonie, Jeff was a paramedic and a firefighter with the fire department and was a member of their dive team. Jeff spent his career as a small business owner, operating businesses in the building, plastics and metal treatment fields, including Wisconsin Film & Bag for 20 years. Although a successful businessman, Jeff was most proud of his children and grandchildren and would talk about them frequently and never missed an opportunity to show off pictures of them. He had also given his life to Jesus Christ, with whom he is now spending eternity.

Jeff is survived by: his daughter, Krista (Ed) Wintrode; his son, Brandon Rupple; 2 grandchildren, Jordan and Jayden; his father, John G. (Roz) Rupple of Shawano; 3 siblings, Beth Rupple of Lansing, IL, Paul (Andrea) Rupple of Glen Ellyn, IL, Lisa (Brad) Muller of Green Bay; nieces and nephews, Josh, Nick, Ashley, John, Renée, Élise; and his former wife, Karen (nee Lorang) Hofland.

Jeff was preceded in death by: his mother, Esther; and 2 brothers, Mark in 2002 and John in 2005.

A memorial service will be held at 12:00noon on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shawano with the Rev. Len Evers officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the Shawano American Legion Post #117 and the Unites States Marine Corps at the church following the service. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 10:00am until the time of the service. Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Memorial Service

Friday July 20, 2012, 12:00noon

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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Friday July 20, 2012, 10:00a.m. - time of service

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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