OBITUARY

Nelda N. Dupere

January 13, 1922November 8, 2018
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DUPERE, Nelda Nadine McKellips 96, of West Palm Beach, FL, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The daughter of James H. McKellips and Janice Watkins McKellips, Nelda was born in Goff, Kansas on January 13, 1922. She moved permanently to West Palm Beach in 1929. She attended school on “The Hill” from kindergarten to high school, graduating from Palm Beach High School in 1939. Nelda was a devoted and lifelong member of the First Christian Church of West Palm Beach (formerly White Temple Church). She was baptized in 1933 at the age of 11. She met her husband, Francis “Fritz” W. Dupere, who worked with her father at the Sealtest Dairy, and they were married in 1942. They lived in several locations while Fritz was in the U.S. Air Force during WWII before finally settled in West Palm Beach. Nelda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her daughter, Sharon D. Braithwood. She is survived by her son, Gary R. Dupere (wife, Lydia); her daughter, Karen D. Amburn; 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the QUATTLEBAUM FUNERAL, CREMATION & EVENT CENTER at HILLCREST, 6411 Parker Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 with interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Palm Beach, FL. Friends may visit with the family from 12 Noon on Tuesday until service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to either the First Christian Church, 215 S. Congress Ave, W. Palm Beach, FL 33409 or to TrustBridge Hospice, 5300 East Ave, W. Palm Beach, FL 33407.

Services

13 November

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation, and Event Center

6411 Parker Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

13 November

Funeral Service

1:00 pm

Quattlebaum Funeral, Cremation, and Event Center

6411 Parker Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

13 November

Committal Service

2:00 pm

Hillcrest Memorial Park

6411 Parker Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

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Nelda N. Dupere

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