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Leona M Rupp

Female 1917 - 2001  (83 years)


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  • Name Leona M Rupp 
    Nickname Blondie 
    Born 27 Aug 1917  Victoria, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Jun 2001  Las Vegas, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Jun 2001  St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3463  Thompson
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2006 

    Father John Rupp 
    Mother Catherine Schmidtberger 
    Family ID F1269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ed Dreiling,   d. 31 May 1974 
    Children 
     1. Ed Dreiling
     2. Dale Dreiling
     3. Donna Dreiling
     4. Sandy Dreiling
     5. Vicki Dreiling
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F1281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      http://www.gctelegram.com/obits/2001/June/25/ldreiling25.html
      Date Posted on Monday, June 25, 2001 1:10:46 PM.
      Daughters of Isabella rosary for Leona M. "Blondie" Dreiling, 83, of Las Vegas and formerly of Hays, will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, followed by parish vigil service at 7 p.m. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays, with the Rev. Michael Suchnicki officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.
      Mrs. Dreiling died Friday, June 22, 2001, at Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas.
      She was born Aug. 27, 1917, at Victoria, the daughter of John and Catherine (Schmidtberger) Rupp.
      She and her husband, Ed Dreiling, were longtime owners of the Coachman's Restaurant until 1972. He died May 31, 1974. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Clarence, Danny, Elmer and Edward Rupp; and two sisters, Albina and Albertina Rupp.
      Mrs. Dreiling was a member of Daughters of Isabella and a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, both at Hays.
      She is survived by two sons, Ed Dreiling, Las Vegas, and Dale Dreiling, Boise, Idaho; three daughters, Donna Wills, Las Vegas, Sandy Crookshanks, Tyler, Texas, and Vicki Hull, Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Linus Rupp, Bushton; five sisters, Irene Huff of Russell, O'linda Schantz, Colorado Springs, Colo., Sally Sullivan, Garden City, Alice Wasinger, Hutchinson, and Albertina Rome, Hays; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
      Visitation hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the church, in care of the funeral home, 20th and Pine, Hays, KS 67601.


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