Abbie Rupp


Abbie Mildred Rupp, 90, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin.

Abbie Mildred Rupp, 90, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin.

She was born Feb. 8, 1923, in La Crosse, to Jacob M. and Mary Heronema Herrman.

A resident of Garden City since 1947, Mrs. Rupp was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church of Garden City and the Altar Society.

On Aug. 12, 1947, she married Paul V. Rupp in La Crosse. He survives. Other survivors include three sons, Daniel Rupp of Chino Hills, Calif., Ronald Rupp of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., and Quintin Rupp of Cedar Park, Texas; four brothers, Paul Herrman of La Crosse, the Rev. Gilbert Herrman of Wichita, Ralph Herrman of Cañon City, Colo., and Edward Herrman of Tacoma, Wash.; four sisters, Esther Boxler of Wichita, Isabel Basgall and Ruth Risser, both of La Crosse, and Edna Mehl of Garden Grove, Calif.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Herrman; two sisters, Irene Raniszewski and Pauline Weber; and a grandson, Matthew Rupp.

Vigil and rosary services will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City.

Visitation hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City. Memorials are suggested to the Knights of Columbus, in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.


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