Hamilton County


Pvt. Verl John Luppes




Verl John Luppes was born July 16, 1927 to Johnnie J. and Pearl Meyer Luppes. He died Aug. 14, 1978 and is buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Kamrar, IA.

Pvt. Luppes served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Aug. 15, 1978

F. D. cyclist dies in Highview crash

Truck, cycle collide at intersection

Very J. Luppes, 51, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Blairsburg, died yesterday afternoon in the grinding crash of his motorcycle and a semi-truck driven by operator-owner Leonard J. Postma of Sanborn…………….

Funeral services for Verl Luppes will b held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster Funeral home with burial being made in the Presbyterian cemetery near Kamrar.

Verl John Luppes, son of Johnnie and Pearl Meyer Luppes, was born July 16, 1927 at Williams. He was reared and educated in the Williams and Blairsburg area.

On May 30, 1960 he was united in marriage to Lois Griep and the couple farmed south of Blairsburg, moving to Fort Dodge in 1976.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters and one son, Mrs. Harry (Roxann) Flannery of Pueblo, Colo., Verl Luppes, Jr. of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Terry (Cheryl) hill of Denver; three grandchildren.

He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Pearl Luppes, Webster City; three brothers and four sisters, Johnnie Luppes, Orville Luppes and Kenneth Luppes, all of Blairsburg, Mrs. Gary Hanson, Stanhope, Mrs. Harvey Muxfeldt, Mrs. Iona Hoversten and Mrs. Ronald Nixon, all of Webster City.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Mr. Luppes was a member of the American Legion Post at Fort Dodge.

Source: ancestry.com