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From: "Henry L. Schmick" <>
Subject: [GV] Obit, Carl M. Rupp
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 09:23:35 -0600
Scottsbluff Star Hearld
20 Jul 2007
TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Carl M. Rupp, 88, died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at his home in Torrington.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 23, at the Torrington First Congregational Church with Pastor Matthew Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery.
Visitation hours will be held at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m., and the casket will be open at the funeral service.
Those who wish may direct memorial contributions in Carl's memory to the First Congregational Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends are invited to send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com
Carl was born on May 6, 1919 in Scottsbluff the son of David and Marie (Spahn) Rupp. He grew up and received his education at Hillcrest School near Scottsbluff. He married Marie Backer Jan. 7, 1945 in Scottsbluff in the Salem Congregational Church; the same church that he had been confirmed in as a young man years earlier. Carl and Marie then farmed briefly in Nebraska and in 1950 they moved to their farm near Huntley, Wyo. Carl never completely retired. He always had a keen insight for land conservation and improving his farm. He loved farming and the livestock business.
He had a great sense of humor and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a caring and giving person and was good to his extended family as well. Carl was a member of the First Congregational Church in Torrington.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Carl F. and Margaret Rupp of Torrington, Wyo.; daughter and son-in-law, Amelia and Robert Hytrek also of Torrington; sister, Esther Schreiner of Nampa, Idaho; grandchildren, Catherine (Sam) Mirich of Cheyenne, Wyo.; Carla (Todd) Patterson of St. Louis, Mo.; Caren (Joe) Speckner of Lingle, Wyo.; and Anna Hytrek of Torrington; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Nathan Mirich; Natalie Speckner; and Josie Patterson.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Marie; brother David Rupp, Jr; and sisters, Lydia Herdt, Mollie Morris, and Martha Popp.
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