Donald “Don” Ruprecht, 85

Donald “Don” Ruprecht, age 85
Cold Spring
July 2, 1926 – May 26, 2012

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Donald M. Ruprecht, age 85, who died Saturday at Hilltop Care Center.  Entombment will be in the St. Anne’s Parish Cemetery, Kimball.

A visitation for Don will be after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring.  Parish prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. followed by a rosary with Kimball Knight’s of Columbus and Catholic United Financial.  Visitation will continue from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning in the St. Boniface Narthex.

Don was born in Eden Valley, MN to Paul and Rose (Schmit) Ruprecht.  He married Rosina Stommes on June 2, 1949 in Holy Angels Catholic Church in St. Cloud.  Don farmed in Watkins until his retirement.  He loved gardening, fishing, and playing cards.  He was a member of Catholic United Financial, Kimball Knights of Columbus, and Rocori Senior Center.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Rosina; children, Alan (Mary Pat), Sue, Kevin (Nancy), Charles, Dennis (Kim), Margaret (Bob) Pearson, Sharon Rose, Kimberly (Josh) Hanan; 14 grandchildren; 1 step-grandson, and 8 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Lawrence, Arthur, Roman, and Paul Jr.