Clifford R. Kuepker
Funeral service for Clifford R. Kuepker, age 90 of Sun Prairie, WI formerly of Princeton, will be Saturday, Jan 02, 2016 at 12:30 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Chaplin Justin York and Clifford's son, Gene Ridge will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elm Lawn Memorial Park in Princeton on Jan 02, 2016. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan 02, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the funeral home.
Clifford R. Kuepker passed away on Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015, at Columbus Health and Rehab in Columbus, WI. He was born on Feb 08, 1925 in Yorktown, IL to Henry and Mary (Peters) Kuepker. He married Ella Mae Ridge on August 19, 1972. Clifford served in the US Navy from 1943-1946. He was a foreman of the bridge gang for CB&Q Railroad as well as a carpenter in the Princeton area. He later located in Tomahawk, Wisconsin and continued to do carpentry work. During his retired years, he enjoyed building doll houses and making furniture to go in them. He was also a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie.
Clifford is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ella Mae; four children, Deborah (William) Stier of Sheffield; Eugene (Dawn) Ridge of Westmont, IL; Diane (Todd) Jones of Deforest, WI and Cynthia Ridge of Rhinelander, WI. Fourteen grandchildren, numerous great- grandchildren, one brother, Donald (Ann) Kuepker of RI and one sister, Doris Williamson of Sterling, IL.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty (Dean) Kuepker, three brothers, one son Larry Kuepker, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be directed to the donors choice.
Date of Birth:
February 8, 1925
Date of Death:
December 29, 2015
January 2, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Norberg Memorial Home
January 2, 2016 - 12:30 PM - Norberg Memorial Home