Richard A. ‘Dick’ Rupp

Richard A. "Dick" Rupp, 91, of Pewaukee, found peace Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009.
    He was the loving father of Barbara (the late Tom) Kirsop and the dearest Papa of Michelle (Don) Schnoor and Tracey (Kevin) Stapleton. Dick is also survived by six greatgrandchildren, three greatgreat-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith; infant son, Charles; and sister, Lillian Sigmund.
    Dick proudly served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He retired from Waukesha Engine after 40 years of service as a machinist. He especially loved gardening, wood carving and traveling.
    Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, at Church and Chapel, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ), Waukesha. Services will begin at 2 p.m. A private entombment will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Special Olympics are appreciated.
    Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.