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Richard R. Schuppert

1926 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Richard R. Schuppert Obituary
Richard R. Schuppert 1926 - 2012 Richard Schuppert, 86, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on December 17, 2012, at his residence. Richard Schuppert was born on July 4, 1926, to Richard and Florence (Saveraid) Schuppert in Iowa City, Iowa. At around the age of 4, the family moved to the Los Angeles area. He joined the Army after high school, then went on to attend USC and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He worked as a petroleum engineer with Getty Oil Company for many years, retiring shortly after their merger with Texaco. On April 15, 1951, Richard Schuppert married Sunday Tenuta in Las Vegas, NV. Shortly thereafter, their two daughters, Katherine and Elizabeth, were born. He loved to take the family camping and enjoyed fishing on the Northern California Coast. Later, he took up golf, and after the kids left home, enjoyed cruises to Alaska and Mexico with his wife. He is survived by his daughters, Katherine Schuppert (Ken Adler), and two grandchildren, Jenna and Maya; Elizabeth Schuppert; and his sister, Ruth Parsons (Gene), and their children; and a number of grandnieces and grandnephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife. Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 23, 2012, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Chapel, 3700 River Blvd. A graveside service will be on Monday, December 24, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetercom. Greenlawn Mortuary www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 22, 2012
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