Herbert L. Vaupel
June 11, 1928 – March 31, 2019
Herbert Lee Vaupel was born in Mount Vernon Illinois on June 11, 1928 to Orval and Helen Vaupel. Herb was the oldest of three brothers and three sisters. He worked on the farm with his grandfather during his high school years. A month after graduating from Carmi high school in 1946 Herb joined the United States Army. He was stationed in Italy where he worked for a military radio station and received several stripes for being a fast typist. Between 1949 and 1950 he met his wife Nellie Collie at church. They were married in Salinas, California on August 25, 1951 at first Baptist Church of Salinas California. Herb attended college in West Mountain, Santa Barbara and landed a career job with Unified Grocers from which he retired. Herb and his wife joined the Home Church in 2009 where he enjoyed the fellowship of many families. Herb is preceded into heaven by his wife Nellie. He is survived by his brother James Vaupel and his sister Mary Switzer, brother in law Sam Piffero, sister in law Ann Hascall also Nieces and Nephews.
- Visitation Monday, April 15, 2019
- Celebration of Life Monday, April 15, 2019
- Final Resting Place