OBITUARY

Donnie Elaine Rupp

August 23, 1940March 9, 2018
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Donnie Elaine Rupp passed away March 9, 2018. She was born August 23, 1940 to Benjamin Franklin and Mary Pearl Mabe in Pecos, Texas. She and her parents and sister, Dorothy, moved to Big Spring, Texas in 1941 and brother, Garland joined them in 1945. Donnie graduated from Big Spring High School in 1958 and soon after went to work as a clerk/stenographer at Webb AFB beginning her civil service career as a GS3. Upon Webb AFB's closing in 1977, Donnie and her daughters moved to Universal City where she began working at Randolph AFB. During her career she received numerous promotions and was given the Exceptional Civilian Service Award and the AETC Outstanding MAJCOM Action Officer Award. She married Ronald Evan Rupp in March, 1984. Donnie retired as a GS13 Personnel Systems Manager in 1997 after 39 years of service. She is preceded in death by her parents and nephew. She will be greatly missed by her husband, Ron, of nearly 34 years, sister and brother-in-law Dorothy and Sam Arrington, brother and sister-in-law Garland and Jean Mabe, daughters and sons-in-law Loretta and Bill Barrett and Laura and Brian Chambers, sixteen grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and too many wonderful friends to list. A special thanks to the amazing staffs at Texas Oncology, Northeast Baptist Hospital Cancer Care Center, and Embrace Hospice. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 12 to 2 PM with services following at Colonial Funeral Home 625 Kitty Hawk Road, Universal City, TX. Interment at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials are made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 1218 Arion Parkway, Suite 102 San Antonio, TX 78216. http://www.lls.org/ Condolences may be made viewed on line at www.colonialuniversal.com

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  • She will be greatly missed by her husband, Ron, of nearly 34 years, sister and brother-in-law Dorothy and Sam Arrington, brother and sister-in-law Garland and Jean Mabe, daughters and sons-in-law Loretta and Bill Barrett and Laura and Brian Chambers, sixteen grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and too many wonderful friends to list.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
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