Rupp, Ruth

Written by David Green.

Ruth L. Rupp, 91, of Coomer St., Morenci, Mich., died June 28, 2006 at Lenawee Medical Care Facility in Adrian.

She was born March 11, 1915 in Medina Township, Mich., the daughter of John and Elma (Zimmerman) Joughin. She married Delmer Rupp on April 5, 1934 in Angola, Ind. He preceded her in death Dec. 9, 1977.

Ruth was a homemaker who lived in the Morenci area all her life. She was a member of the Morenci United Methodist Church.

Ruth is survived by a daughter, Darlene (and Gene) Smith of Ann Arbor; a son, Doyce (and Diana) Rupp of Morenci; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a sister, Reta Bernath of Waldron.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Elaine in infancy; a grandson in infancy; a sister, Ellen; and six brothers, Earl, Vern, Paul, Bert, Frank and Dick.

Funeral services were July 1 at the Morenci United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Pillow officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci Methodist Memorial Foundation or Stair Public Library.

Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

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