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In Memory of

Josef Ruppe

January 7, 1935 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


Josef Ruppe, 82, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 04, 2017, in Newburgh, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Ruppe; brothers, Albert, John and Helmuth Ruppe; sister, Magdalena Grill ; and brothers-in-law, Frank Grill and Henry Fischer.

Josef was the beloved husband of Helene (Wittmann) Ruppe; loving father of Suzanne Finn (Matthew); dear Opa of Sam, Rachel, Megan and Molly Finn, and Paul, Kate, Kevin and Sarah Ruppe; brother of Hilda Ruppe, George Ruppe (Anna), and Rita Fischer; brother-in-law to Cecelia Ruppe, Anna Ruppe, and Hilde...

Josef Ruppe, 82, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 04, 2017, in Newburgh, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Ruppe; brothers, Albert, John and Helmuth Ruppe; sister, Magdalena Grill ; and brothers-in-law, Frank Grill and Henry Fischer.

Josef was the beloved husband of Helene (Wittmann) Ruppe; loving father of Suzanne Finn (Matthew); dear Opa of Sam, Rachel, Megan and Molly Finn, and Paul, Kate, Kevin and Sarah Ruppe; brother of Hilda Ruppe, George Ruppe (Anna), and Rita Fischer; brother-in-law to Cecelia Ruppe, Anna Ruppe, and Hilde Ruppe; dear uncle to numerous nieces and nephews; and friend to many.

He was a long time member of German Maennerchor.

A Celebration Mass of Joe's life will take place at St. Bernadette Catholic Church on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to St. Vincent DePaul Society would be appreciated.