John N Rupert

August 6, 1950 ~ August 11, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


John N. Rupert 73, of Saint Marys, died 6:46 P.M. Friday, August 11, 2023, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was born August 6, 1950, in Celina, Ohio, the son of Norbert and Virginia (Kettler) Rupert.

He married Cathy Wierwille on July 5, 2003, and she survives in Saint Marys.


He is survived by his daughters: Stacy Haynes of Lima; Mary Margaret Cline of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Debra (Jason) Wicker of Saint Marys; Jetta (Hector) Hernandez of Saint Marys. He is also survived by his 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and by a sister, Susan Allman of Plano, Texas; by a niece, Jodie Bailey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Nancy Rupert; a grandson, Jeffrey Cline; a nephew, Doug Allman.


John was a 1968 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. He was self-employed as a parts delivery man for Advance Auto.
John had been a volunteer firefighter and he enjoyed coaching Little League baseball. He liked watching the Reds, Bengals and OSU Buckeyes. His real passion was bowling!


Funeral rites will be held 4:00 P.M. Friday, August 18, 2023, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys.

Friends may call from noon until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home.

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August 18, 2023

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Rites
August 18, 2023

4:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885


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