Dorothy Louise Rupert, 92, of Largo, Florida, passed away on Tuesday evening, May 14, 2019, at the East Bay Rehabilitation Center & Nursing Home in Largo, Florida. 

She was born in Willshire, Ohio, on April 23, 1927, to Herbert Henry and Viola Fredricka (Bollenbacher) Kuhn. 

On December 24, 1947, she married Donald Richard Rupert.   They resided in Geneva, Indiana, and later divided their time between Geneva and Florida until Donald’s passing in May, 1996, at which time Dorothy became a full-time Florida resident. 

Surviving are two daughters:  Rhanda K. Rupert of Clearwater, Florida, and Donna L. Rupert of Largo, Florida; two brothers and one sister survive:  Chalmer Kuhn of Celina, Vernon Kuhn of Rockford, and Delilah “Beck” Hayes, also of Rockford.  One sister-in-law, Janie Kuhn also survives in Rockford. 

Deceased are three brothers:  Orville, Robert, and Gerald Kuhn, and one sister,  Jean Graves.

Friends may call at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon. 

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. in Geneva, Indiana, at Riverside Cemetery with Pastor Chip Steffy officiating. 

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