Richard P Kupper


Richard P. "Dick" Kupper Obituary
Richard P. “Dick” Kupper, 84, of Wapakoneta, died 8:30 p.m., Friday April 10, 2015, at his daughter’s home in New Bremen, with his family at his side. He was born May 20, 1930, in Buckland, the son of George and Sylvia (Doby) Kupper, who preceded him in death. He was married to Juanita Stamm Sexton, and she died Jan. 13, 2003.
Survivors include, two daughters, Sandra K. Fair, Wapakoneta, Linda (George) Grillot, New Bremen, grandchildren, Debra Fair, Kelsey Grillot, Troy Grillot, Danae (Richard) Cockerham, Sherri, Richard W. and David W. Kupper, great grandchildren, Lovena, Ashley, Christopher, Matthew, Cody, Victoria, Norah, Olivia, Cooper, Zebulon, Eva Agnes, Kenneth, Caleb, Alysia, Joseph and William, two sisters, Dorothy Leugers, Wapakoneta, Catherine “Katie” Leugers, Botkins.
He was preceded in death by a son, Wesley L. Kupper, three stepdaughters, Rosealee Ann, Rita Carol, and Kathleen Gay Sexton, two grandchildren, Chad Grillot and Juanita Fair, a great grandson, Lennon, and two brothers, Leroy and Robert Kupper.
Richard had retired from G.A. Wintzer and Son, Wapakoneta, after 44 years service. He was also owner and operator of Dick’s Recycling, Wapakoneta. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, and volunteered with the annual Fourth of July Festival. He enjoyed go-cart racing with his family, but most of all he always would lend a “helping hand” to anyone in need.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Daniel Hunt officiating following information about Mass. Burial is to follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, and 9-9:45 a.m., Wednesday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, state Route 501, Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wapakoneta Fire Dept., the Buckland Fire Department or St. Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at

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Robert E Kupper


January 01, 1970 12:00 AM



ROBERT E. KUPPER, 79, died at 8:55 p.m. Dec 16, 2002, at SCCI Hospital, Lima.

He was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Wapakoneta to George and Sylvia Dobie Kupper, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Kupper retired in 1979 as a road superintendent from the Auglaize County Highway Department. He had also worked at the Wapakoneta Daily News. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. He was a life member and former commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 73, Auglaize County, and had served on the Auglaize County Fair Board. He had been active with the Girl Scouts of America. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim (Brian) Warner of Wapakoneta; two sons, Bobby Gene Kupper of Wapakoneta and Kevin Michael Kupper; a brother, Richard Kupper of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Dorothy (Bud) Luegers of Wapakoneta and Katherine (Wilfred) Luegers of Botkins; six grandchildren, Annie (John) Fortman, Greg Kupper, Jamie Kupper, Elizabeth Kupper, Ben Warner and Nicholas Warner; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Leroy Kupper.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Freyburg, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8445.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, where a DAV memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.



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