AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Donald G. Trupe of Mora, died on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was 88 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm. on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Calvary Lutheran church in Mora.
VISITATION will be held one hour before the service at the church.
INTERMENT will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mora, MN
Donald Glenn Trupe, of Mora, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was 88 years old.
Donald was born on August 7, 1927 in Milbank, South Dakota to parents Floyd and Jessie (West) Trupe. In 1928 the family moved to a small farm in Ogilvie where Donald’s father worked as a blacksmith and a house mover.
Donald met Kathleen Trezona in Mora and they were united in marriage on December 19, 1981. Donald worked at Industries Incorporated in Mora for many years, doing assembly and janitorial work. He was a long-time member of the Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora. Donald also volunteered many hours at the Mora food shelf. Donald and Kathleen enjoyed the residents and staff while living at the Villages of Mora over the last 8 years.
Donald loved the outdoors, especially fishing and riding his bike. He enjoyed family gatherings and celebrating the holidays. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Irene Chisholm and Estie Larrabee; brothers, Edwin, Allen, Jim, and Larry Trupe.
He is survived by his wife Kathleen; step-sister Shirley Benson; sisters-in-law, Peg (Pete) Irlbeck and Pat (Curt) LaPre; brother-in-law Tom (Geri) Trezona; first cousins, Wilma Burke, Jane Davis, Donald Maschino, Darlene McNally, Thelma Olds, Beverly Rosel, Dorothy Sandvig, Dennis Trupe, James Trupe, Lloyd Trupe, Robert Trupe, and Steven Trupe; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.