OBITUARY

Gale A. Ruschhaupt

August 9, 1935November 6, 2018
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Gale A. Ruschhaupt, 83, of Huntington, passed away at 3:20 pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice in Fort Wayne. Gale was a 1953 graduate of Huntington Township High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He had worked for Schaffer Electric and was the owner of R&R Electric. He was a member of Faith Chapel United Methodist Church and was a past member of Huntington Horseshoe Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, bowling, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.

Gale was born on August 9, 1935 in Shelbyville, Indiana, the son of Everett H. and Avaril B. (Clary) Ruschhaupt.

He was united in marriage to Peggy Sell on January 24, 1960; she preceded him in death on April 16, 1990. He later married Marcia Warner on April 30, 1993, his wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son: Robert (Susan) Ruschhaupt of Huntington; a daughter: Debby (Tim) Kaufman of Petoskey, MI; two stepsons: Marc Jackson of Cottonwood, AZ; Steven (Lori) Jackson of Cottonwood, AZ; a stepdaughter: Carla (Gerry) Dufort of Sedona, AZ; eleven grandchildren: Andy Roberts, Austin Roberts, Megan Ruschhaupt, Skyler Ruschhaupt, Nate (J’aime) Kaufman, Matt Kaufman, Sam (Ashley) Kaufman, Nichole (Wyatt) Hicks, Paydon Jackson, Troy Jackson and Jessica Goodwin, seven great grandchildren: Jude Hicks, Avenley Hicks, Porter Kaufman, Parker Kaufman, Lennon Kaufman, Andi Long and Cort Wallace.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Jason Parsons officiating.

Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorial donations can be made out to Faith Chapel United Methodist Church or to Visiting Nurse and Hospice both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • Marcia Ruschhaupt, Wife
  • Robert Ruschhaupt, Son
  • Debby Kaufman, Daughter
  • Marc Jackson, Stepson
  • Steven Jackson, Stepson
  • Carla Dufort, Stepdaughter
  • Peggy Ruschhaupt, Wife
  • Everett H. Ruschhaupt, Father
  • Avaril B. Ruschhaupt, Mother
  • Eleven grandchildren: Andy Roberts, Austin Roberts, Megan Ruschhaupt, Skyler Ruschhaupt, Nate Kaufman, Matt Kaufman, Sam Kaufman, Nichole Hicks, Paydon Jackson, Troy Jackson and Jessica Goodwin.

    Seven great grandchildren: Jude Hicks, Avenley Hicks, Porter Kaufman, Parker Kaufman, Lennon Kaufman, Andi Long and Cort Wallace.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Andy Roberts
  • Austin Roberts
  • Megan Ruschhaupt
  • Skyler Ruschhaupt
  • Nate Kaufman
  • Matt Kaufman
  • Sam Kaufman
  • DONATIONS

  • Faith Chapel United Methodist Church
  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
REMEMBERING

Gale A. Ruschhaupt

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Rosemary Schoeff

November 13, 2018

Marcia. Just a note to let you know we are thinking of you and wanted to let you know. Gale and I go way back. We used to play in the band together. He also wired our microwave here. Great guy and sorry for your loss

Steve/Ramonda Bickel

November 12, 2018

Marcia & Family,
We are so sorry for you loss. Gale was such a neat man! We're so grateful for the way both of you looked after Aaron & Abby & the kids when they lived beside you. You were always fun to talk to whenever we saw you!
May God give you peace through the days ahead.
Steve & Ramonda Bickel

Don & Lois Deemer

November 10, 2018

So sorry to hear of Gail’s passing. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Angie Tyner

November 8, 2018

Thinking of you

Jane Varney

November 8, 2018

Dear Debby and Family.

I am so sorry to hear about your wonderful Dad! Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Gale always had a smile on his face and was always happy! He will be missed!!!

Susan Goodwin

November 7, 2018

Will miss his special sense of humor! He was always teasing an joking with my daughter his granddaughter Jessica Goodwin . He has been a great husband an grandpa. Love you Gale ! RIH

Robert Aplin

November 7, 2018

Cathy and I were so sorry to hear of Gale's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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