John N. `Jack` Rupard
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John N. `Jack` Rupard , Age: 80
December 30, 1937 -- February 09, 2018

John Nelson “Jack” Rupard, 80, Leawood, KS, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House. John was born on December 30, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his two infant daughters, his wife, Eleonora Louise (Danzo) Rupard; his father Nelson Rupard; his mother Jane Lynch, and his sister, Jane Flaig. John was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, class of 1955. John married Eleonora in October 1960, and they remained united in marriage until her death in 1984. He worked in accounting for Lipton, Folgers, and the General Motors Leeds plant. John graduated from Rockhurst University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. He received his Certified Public Accountant certificate in 1975 while working for the Internal Revenue Service, where he continued as an Auditor and Appeals Officer until his retirement in 2004. In the mid 70’s and early 80’s, he also taught night classes in income tax and accounting at Metropolitan Community College. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, a longtime parishioner of Cure of Ars Catholic Church, and a member the Catholic Alumni Club. John is survived by his sisters, JoAnn Hall of Dallas, TX, and Christine Scotten of Glen Cove, NY, a brother, Jerry Reed of Denver, CO, son John L. Rupard of Overland Park, daughter Teresa M. Ulrich of Wichita, daughter Linda K. Rupard of Olathe, four grandchildren, Emily A. Brown of Jacksonville, FL, J. Quentin Brown, Jr., Ethan J. Brown, and Stuart M. Ulrich of Wichita, his treasured friend of 27 years, Glenda F. Merten of Grandview, MO, and many nieces and nephews. Rosary/visitation will be on Thurs., Feb. 15, 5-7PM at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa. Funeral Mass will be on Fri., Feb. 16, 10:00 AM at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd., Leawood, followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the University of Kansas Health System/The Center for Advanced Heart Care. Condolences may be left online at www.porterfuneralhome.com.

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Address: 8535 Monrovia Street
City: Lenexa
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66215
Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
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Additional Service: Rosary
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Address: 8535 Monrovia Street
City: Lenexa
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66215
Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
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Additional Service: Funeral Mass
Location: Cure of Ars
Address: 9405 Mission Road
City: Leawood
State: Kansas
Zip Code: 66206
Date: February 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
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Condolences

Keith Stinnett February 14, 2018

co-worker Lenexa , Kansas

So sorry to hear of John's passing, we worked together from the early 1970's until John left the Kansas City Service Center and went to work back downtown in the late 70's.



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