Obituary of Russell J Rupe
Russell J. Rupe
Passed away 8-25-2018
Russell J. Rupe was born in Pocatello, Idaho. He moved to Othello, WA the same year in 1973 and started Kindergarten here. Afterwards he lived in Nampa, Idaho, Boardman, OR, Rock Springs, Wyoming and moved back to Othello in 1983. He attended the Othello Schools as a young boy and teenager. He then moved to Astoria, OR to pursue a College Education. He attended Clackamas Community College where his main studies involved Psychology and Criminal Justice.
He worked at McCain Foods, Lumberman’s, Genie Industries and Sprague Pest Control. He was also a Counsellor at Tongue Point Job Corps during his College years.
He is survived by his son Logan Russell Rupe, brothers Shane, Jeff and Jay-Jay, and by his sisters Riikka Johnson and Christi Shibley. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and Aunts and Uncles and his parents, John and Jayne Rupe.
He was preceded in Death by his natural mother Julie Meeks.
Visitation and Funeral Services are scheduled fot Tuesday, September 4, 2018 with the visitation starting at 10am and the Funeral Service at 1pm. Services under the direction of Stevens Funeral Chapel, Othello, WA (509) 488-3341
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Russ' name to the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Research Foundation
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