September 11, 1913 ~ November 3, 2006
William J. Rupp, 93, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Nov. 3, 2006. Mourned by his loving family, his wife, Dorothy Rupp; children, Julie (Frank) Nemick and Mary Lee (Larry) Ervin, all of Pueblo; siblings, Leona Neuburger, Ida (Steve) Stevens and Jay (Dolores) Rupp; grandchildren, Frank P. (Tina Lisa) Nemick III, Laura (Chris) Brown, William J. (Brenda) Nemick, Jeanette (Scott) Baysinger, Eric (Belinda) Ervin, Kirk (Suzanne) Ervin and Craig (Laurie) Ervin; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Anna Rupp; and siblings, Bonnie, Augie, Fritz, Edgar and Ralph Rupp and Marcella Campbell. William was born Sept. 11, 1913, in Schoenchen, Kansas. William and Dorothy were married Aug. 3, 1936, in Ellis, Kan. and recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. He owned and operated Pueblo Aluminum and Brass Foundry for 31 years. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping and bowling. Member of Christ the King Church and honorary life member of Knights of Columbus. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at Christ The King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Dr., with the Very Reverend Father Thomas Adrians as celebrant. William's family thanks Villa Pueblo Towers staff and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for the wonderful care they gave him. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main Street, Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com William was a good, honest man and will be missed.