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Pearl Rupp

November 9, 2016
Pearl Rupp
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Pearl Rupp, age 97, of Tyler, formerly of Ruthton and Pipestone, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Tyler. A private family graveside service will be held at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Ruthton, Minnesota.

Pearl Vendella Rupp was born to Frances Phillip and Mathilda Hansena (Pederson) Anderson on May 25, 1919 in Flaxville, Montana. When she was eight years old, she moved with her parents to Balaton, Minnesota where she was raised and attended school. She was confirmed at Skandia Evangelical Lutheran Church on September 4, 1932. She graduated from Murray County Rural School in 1935. In 1939, she moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and worked as a waitress there. On February 17, 1946, she was united in marriage to Clarence Rupp on the home farm in Skandia Township, near Balaton. Following their marriage, they lived in Ruthton, Minnesota where Pearl raised their eight children. Clarence preceded her in death on May 16, 1974. In November, 2002, Pearl moved to Pipestone, Minnesota. Then, in January, 2016, she became a resident of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Tyler, Minnesota.

Pearl was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Ruthton. She enjoyed reading, sewing, and gardening.

She is lovingly remembered by her eight children, Allen (Dora) Rupp of St. Peter, Minnesota, Michael (Val) Rupp of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Linda Vos of Shakopee, Minnesota, Steve (Kathy) Rupp of Ruthton, Minnesota, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Rupp of Richmond, Kentucky, Pam (John) Bakker of Tyler, Minnesota, Kathy (John) Stadtherr of Savage, Minnesota, and Dawn (Jeff) Manderscheid of Pipestone, Minnesota; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Opal Jensen of Greely, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her grandson, Lucas; her brothers, Leon, Vernon and Selmer Anderson; her sister, Luella Lewis; and her son-in-law, Marvin Vos.

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Peace Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cosmos, MN

Cosmos, MN

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