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Theron H. Rupley, 88, North Manchester passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. On Feburary 7, 1931, Theron was born to John H. and Gertrude (Garner) Rupley in Huntington County, Indiana.
Theron graduated from Chester High School class of 1949 and was a member of the basketball team that won regionals that year. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 286 North Manchester, V.F.W., Deming Lodge # 88 F & AM, North Manchester, and the Scottish Rite and Mizpah Shrine of Fort Wayne, IN. Theron was a Squire basketball fan and a huge IU fan. On July 13, 1973, Theron married Marilee (Weitzel) Weimann; she passed away February 22, 2006.
Theron’s life will be remembered by his sons Jack H. (Cathy) Rupley, North Manchester and John R. Rupley, Susanville, Georgia; one daughter Jenny (Randy) Roget, Black Shear, Georgia; one sister Phyllis Hilsamer, Beaver Creek, Ohio; four step-sons Randy (Mary Jo) Weimann, North Manchester, Steve Weimann, North Manchester, Jeff (Koleen) Weimann, Roann, Indiana; and Mike (Marcie) Weimann, Laughlin, Nevada; nine grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and one sister Helen Michel.
Friends and family may call Friday, September 20, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana and funeral services will begin at the conclusion of calling. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46814 or Peabody Caring Circle, 400 West 7th Street, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.
Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home
5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne IN 46814
Peabody Caring Circle
400 West 7th Street, North Manchester IN 46962