GEORGE R. RUPPRECHT age 83 of Watertown passed away on January 7, 2019 at Marquardt Manor. He was born in Watertown on October 15, 1935 to Alfred and Elsie (Tews) Rupprecht. George was employed at Silgan Containers for 42+ years until his retirement. He enjoyed being on his farm working with tractors and old cars. He loved going to Flee Markets and loved to go fishing.
He is survived by his family children Rick (Tracia) Rupprecht of Johnson Creek, Patti (Dick) Gourley of Cornell, IL, Roger (Sandy) Rupprecht of Pontiac, IL, Connie (James) Jardine of Pontiac, IL, Daniel Rupprecht of El Paso, IL, Bonnie (Gary) Goff of Fort Meyers, FL, Vicki (Brent) Gilman of Las Vegas, NV. 13 grandchildren Matt (Crystal) Gourley, Cory Bellot, Amanda Mateos, Heather Kennedy, Ben Oakes, Joseph Anderson, Brent (Christine) Oakes, Josh (Amber) Rupprecht, Ryan (Lisa Alsdorf) Gourley, Brock Twyman, Kaylie Dunlap, Kylie Rupprecht, Cody Rupprecht and Many great grandchildren. Brother Donald Rupprecht of Fort Atkinson. He is preceded in death by his parents, son Keith Rupprecht and sister Lucille (Albert) Schoonover and his long time partner Sharon Nigh.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday January 18, 2019 at the Schneider-Michaelis funeral home in Jefferson. Visitation will be at the funeral home on the 18th from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. The pallbearers that will be carrying George to his final place of rest at the Aztalan-Milford cemetery will be: Rick Rupprecht, Roger Rupprecht, Josh Rupprecht, Gary Goff, Dick Gourley, Skyler DeBlare, and Honorary Pallbearers: Dick Chivers and Alex “Mike” Dotz.