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Orville Albert Rupe
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1920
Toppenish
Yakima County
Washington, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1989
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Orville died at home in Seattle, King Co., Washington on 6 Sept.1989. He died of a heart attack a couple of years after his retirement from Todd's Shipyards, in Seattle.

Son of Ernest and Elma (Anderson) Rupe.

Orville graduated from Algona High School. In Algona, Washington.

Was in World War II-United States NAVY

His first wife was Margery Pearl (Elliott) Rupe, married in Seattle, WA on 8-29-1941.They had two children.
His Second wife was Edith (Carr) Rupe, married in Burien, WA on 7-1-1961. No children.

Preceded in death by his parents and son Robert O. Rupe.
He is survived by his wife Edith, Brother Jack W.(Dorothy) Rupe and daughter Sheila (Rupe) Burns, grand children, Dawn M. Jensen and Brian R. Rupe-Gilmore. One Great grandchild, Christina Jensen and two nieces.

A few of the things Orville loved to do were fishing, hunting, clam digging and camping in their trailer. Orville and Edith enjoyed going to Reno for vacations. He built a chalet style home on Twin Lakes in Shelton WA. A place they could enjoy whenever they wanted to get away from the busy city. He enjoyed his family, his little doggy and always welcomed Friends.

He is gone way too soon and is greatly missed by all that loved him.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Rupe (1894 - 1959)
  Elma Anderson Rupe (1891 - 1967)
 
 Spouses:
  Margery Pearl Elliott Hendry (1923 - 2017)*
  Edith Olive Carr Rupe (1926 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Orville Rupe (1942 - 1972)*
 
 Sibling:
  Orville Albert Rupe (1920 - 1989)
  Jack Wilbur Rupe (1925 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: SHEILA
Record added: May 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70392332
Orville Albert Rupe
Added by: SHEILA
 
Orville Albert Rupe
Added by: Karen Sipe
 
 
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Thinking of you today Dad. Edith passed peacefully last night and I am sure she has joined you by now. May you both spend an eternity, happily ever after. Love to you both.
- Sheila
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013
Dad, Happy 4th of July. I'm thinking of when we were young, and you would take us out to the gravel pits to light fireworks. Love to you.
- SHEILA
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
Happy 4th of July. We send our Love and Thank You for your service in WWII.
- CLJ
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
 
 
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