Obituary

Charles Trupp


LAKEVIEW – Charles Walter Trupp, 94, of Lakeview, Ohio, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2016 at his home.

Charles was born on May 17, 1921 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Walter E. & Elizabeth L Herbert Trupp. On Nov. 26, 1945, he married the former Mary O. "Odette" Frantz at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Dayton, Ohio, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 7, 2012. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Reilly.

Charles is survived by three children, Mary Theresa Foreman and Barbara Jean (Bill) Berry, both of Lakeview, and James C. (Patty) Trupp of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, Pam (Patrick) Alter, Janice (Daryl) Curran, Valerie (Muriz) Alicajic, and Carrie L. Trupp; and two great-grandsons, Aiden Z. and Caellum J.

Charles was a 1939 graduate of Dayton Chaminade High School. He made a career as a United States Air Force Pilot serving in WWII and Korea before retiring in 1969 with the rank of Major. Charles was a member of St. Mary of the Woods Church in Russells Point, Ohio, Doyle R. Miller Amvet Post #39, Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533, and FOE Aeries #3615, all of Lakeview. He was an avid golfer.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at SHOFFSTALL FUNERAL HOME North Chapel, 115 N. Main St., Lakeview, with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery with Military honors provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard and United States Air Force.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his name to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Condolences can be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview.


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Published in Weekly Currents from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2016
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