Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Leland W. Rupnow
Service: February 19, 2013
Leland W. Rupnow
Leland W. Rupnow, 93, of Ixonia, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at Alden Estates at Countryside in Jefferson.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, with the Rev. Steven Pagels officiating. Entombment will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are suggested to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church or to the charity of one’s choice.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Leland W. Rupnow was born in Ixonia on January 30, 1920, to William and Frieda (Buss) Rupnow. On December 2, 1944, he married the former Lucille Wittchow at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. They just celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary.
Leland farmed in Ixonia his entire life.
He was a life long member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. Leland was also a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Ixonia; his children, Clifford (Debbie) Rupnow of Ixonia; Lenford Rupnow of Sullivan; Warren Rupnow of Madison, Gloria (Luther) Jacobson of Ixonia; Clyde (LuAnn) Rupnow of Watertown; his grandchildren, Lisa Belisle, Marc Rupnow, Lukas (Sarah) Jacobson, Nicole (Michael) Brueck, Kevin Jacobson, Casandra (Jacob) Smith, Heidi Rupnow, Heather Rupnow, Alyssa (Daniel) Jaeger, Andrew Rupnow; six great grand children, Mikenzie & Jordyn Smith, Cheyenne & Carly Toshner, Nolan Jacobson and Charlotte Brueck; his brother, William (Joanne) Rupnow of Ixonia, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Leland was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Caroline; a son, Russell; a sister, Ramona Mohr and a brother, Denis Rupnow.
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