OCONOMOWOC

Harvey A. Rupnow


Feb. 29, 1928 Ė May 21, 2013


Harvey A. Rupnow, 85, of Oconomowoc, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Shorehaven Health Center.

He was the beloved husband of Doris (nee Wegner); loving father of Lu Ann Rupnow, Randy (Suzanne) Rupnow and Melody (Tom) Augustin; and dear grandfather of Rachel, Sierra and Zachary Rupnow. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, five brothers and two sisters.

Harvey was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Ixonia to Herman and Marie (nee Raasch) Rupnow. He married Doris Wegner on June 20, 1954, at Cross Lutheran Church in Ixonia. Harvey was a 41year employee of Carnation Co. in Oconomowoc. He served as an Oconomowoc alderman (District 1) from 1958 to 1992. He was a member of all the cityís boards and commissions during those years. He served as chairman of the board at Lake Country Credit Union (now Landmark Credit Union) from 1971 to 1983. He was treasurer at St. Paulís Lutheran Church from 1959 to 1960 and was on the Board of Directors of the Oconomowoc Cemetery Association from 1994 to 2012. He was a graduate of Northwestern Prep School in Watertown, Class of 1946, and served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. Harvey was a life long member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church, where his ancestors were charter members.

Services were Sunday, May 26, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church, 210 Pleasant St., Oconomowoc. His final rest will be at LaBelle Cemetery.

Memorials to the church or Shorehaven Health Center are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.