Donald ‘Donnie’ Ruplinger
Donald “Donnie” Ruplinger, 77, formerly of Tomahawk, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Andover, Minn.
Donnie was born Oct. 2, 1944 in Springfield, Tenn., to Ralph and Ina (Martin) Ruplinger. He was married on Aug. 20, 1966 in Tomahawk to Kathleen “Kathy” Davidson. He enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, and spending time at the cabin on Lake Mohawksin. He was a very social person and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy; a son, Jason (Jessi) Ruplinger; tand hree grandchildren, Kaitlin, Liam, and Ryan. He is further survived by three sisters, Linda (Bob) Andrus; Sue (Jerry) Krueger; and Cindy (Roger) Truelove, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ina “Susie” Ruplinger.
Mass of Christian Burial for Donnie Ruplinger will be held on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at 12 p.m. from St. Mary Catholic Church in Tomahawk. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of mass at noon. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk, is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com.