Ray Ruppert died January 1, 2013 in Floresville, TX at the Texas State Veterans Home surrounded by loving family.
Deeply missed and remembered always by those who loved Ray are his wife of 64 years, Jane; daughters, Anne Marie R. (spouse, Kevin) Gover of Alexandria, VA, Mary Jo Kathryn Newell of San Antonio, TX, Julia Alison (spouse, Joseph) McGuirl of Lexington, MA; 3 grandsons ; 2 great-grandchildren ; sisters, Marie (spouse, James) Bach of Milwaukee, WI, Georgianna (spouse, John) Yung of Stillwater, MN and many loving relatives and friends throughout the country.
The visitation will be Monday, January 7, from 4-7 pm, at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home 104 West First Street, Jordan and one hour prior to the mass at church.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, January 8 at 11 am, at St. John the Baptist Church 210 N Broadway, Jordan. Father Timothy Yanta will preside.
Ray will be laid to rest with his parents and grandparents at St. John Calvary Cemetery in Jordan, with full military honors provided by the Jordan Vets Honor Guard.
The Ruppert family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Jordan Chapel.
The family wishes to deeply thank Ray’s daughter, Mary Jo, and Ray’s true friend, Danny Phillips, for their loving dedication to Ray’s physical, spiritual, and intellectual care in the final months of his life along with daughter Anne Marie and husband, Kevin, who arrived just in time to share his final days.
We will always carry your loving memory, forever smile, and laughter in our hearts.