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James "Jim" W. Rupley
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James "Jim" W. Rupley, 83, of Lambertville, MI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. He was born on October 20, 1934 to Edward and Mary Jane (Klinger) Rupley and grew up in Point Place.

Jim proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy Reserve. He was V.P. of the former Warren Radio Company where he worked for 58 years. Jim also volunteered at Bay Park Hospital for 14 years. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Ottawa River Yacht Club, and The American Legion Toledo Post #335. Jim loved golfing, fishing, boating, traveling and yard work.

Jim is survived by his wife, Bea; children, Edward (Joyce) Rupley, Scott (Kim) Rupley, and Brenda (Mark) Swartzmiller; step-children, Jeaninne (Bob) Johnson and Lynn (Scott) Cerveny; grandchildren, Elissa, Katie (Josh), Bethany, Andrea, Kelly, Julie, and Riley; step-grandchildren, Amanda, Tiffanie, Matt, Shelly, Lori, Rob, and Kevin; 9 step great-grandchildren; and brother, Thomas Rupley. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 58 years, Katherine; and brother, Richard Rupley.

Visitation will held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 in the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 where American Legion Toledo Post #335 will hold a service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4703 Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, where funeral services will begin immediately afterward. Pastor Cindy Getzinger will be officiating. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, the American Cancer Society, or the American Heart Association.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

24

Nov

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

American Legion Toledo Post #335 will hold a service at 7 p.m.

Visitation

Saturday

25

Nov

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church

4703 Summit St.
Toledo, OH 43611

Service

Saturday

25

Nov

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Messiah Lutheran Church

4703 Summit St.
Toledo, OH 43611

Pastor Cindy Getzinger will be officiating.

Cemetery Details

Location

Toledo Memorial Park

6382 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH 43560

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