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 Paul David Rumpca

Paul David Rumpca

Watertown, Codington County, South Dakota, USA
Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 35)
Burial Watertown, Codington County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 175483765 · View Source
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Paul Rumpca, 35, of Hartford, SD died Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Visitation with the family present to greet friends will be from 3:00-4:00 pm with a 4:00 pm Liturgical Wake Service on Sunday, January 22, at St. George Catholic Church in Hartford, SD.

Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 am Monday, January 23 at St. George Catholic Church.

Graveside Service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, January 24, at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Watertown, SD.

Paul David Rumpca, son of James and Diane (Brandriet) Rumpca, was born on October 16, 1981, in Watertown, SD. He grew up in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School in 2000, where he had served as Class President. He continued his education at South Dakota State University in Brookings where earned his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2006.
He began his pharmacy career at Walmart in Brookings. On November 1, 2006, he gave the gift of life to his sister Tracy, by donating one of his kidneys for transplant.

Paul was united in marriage with Kari Heinricy on August 23, 2008, in Colman, SD, and to this union they were blessed with a son, Kade. The family lived in Dell Rapids.

In 2007, he transferred to Walmart in Sioux Falls where he has worked since. He was united in marriage with Krista Meyer on June 12, 2013, in the Bahamas.

Paul enjoyed playing recreational soccer in college and was on the championship baseball team in his younger years. . He was an avid fan of the Jackrabbits and the San Francisco 49ers. He liked to go hunting and fishing but especially cherished time spent with his son Kade. Paul loved being outside doing almost anything. He and Kade went on many adventures. Paul's most joyous moments were spent with his precious little boy.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife Krista, Hartford, SD; son Kade, Madison, SD; step-children Degan and Reese Bublitz, Hartford, SD; parents James Rumpca and Diane Rumpca, both of Watertown, SD; sisters Jennifer Sutton, her husband Jason, and their children Maya, Hadley, and Hudson, Sioux Falls, SD, Tracy Ducoff and her husband Drew, Watertown, SD; father and mother-in-law Ed and Barb Meyer, Bridgewater, SD; sisters-in-law, Brenda Schaffer, her husband Lee, and their children Kirsten and Ryan, Elk Point, SD, Andrea Addy, her husband Chad, and their children Emma and Brinley, Bridgewater, SD; brother-in-law Craig Meyer, his wife Carolyn, and their children Curt, Cari, Cate, Cara, and Casey, Bridgewater, SD; and many other relatives and friends.

Paul was preceded in death by his grandparents Paul and Veronica Rumpca, Charles and Elizabeth Brandriet; uncle Urban Rumpca; and aunt Marie Roe.

- Miller Funeral Home




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  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175483765
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul David Rumpca (16 Oct 1981–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175483765, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Watertown, Codington County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Graveyard Queen (contributor 48695480) .