John Ruppert Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains John Ruppert’s First Holy Communion certificate. Ruppert received Holy Communion in 1897 at St. Augstine’s Church in Kalamazoo.
- Ruppert, John Francis, 1886-1970 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
John Francis Ruppert was born 1886 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from Kalamazoo High School in 1904. He married Rena (Renie) Fern Kendall (1884-1979) in May, 1909 and they had no children. He died January 24, 1970 and is buried with Renie in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Language of Materials
The certificate is stained and yellowing.
This collection contains an 1897 Holy Communion certificate for John Ruppert.
Information about John Ruppert’s Holy Communion can be found in the May 11, 1897 Kalamazoo Gazette. Information about the Ruppert-Kendall wedding can be found in the May 28, 1909 Kalamazoo Gazette.
It was purchased with funds from the Starring Endowment.
- John Ruppert Finding Aid
- Katie Jones
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Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US