St. John’s Lutheran Church
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Gilmore “Gil” A. Schrupp, age 86 of Winsted, MN, passed away on September 23, 2018, surrounded by his family at home after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on January 17, 1932 to George and Dorthea “Emma” (Brueggemeier) in rural Benton Township, MN on the family farm. He grew up and attended school in Norwood Young America and graduated from Central High School with the class of 1949. After high school, he enlisted and proudly served in the Army.
After his military service, Gil was united in marriage on June 11, 1955 to Lois Florence Schumann at St. James Lutheran Church of Howard Lake, MN. They resided in the Twin Cities while he worked as a carpenter, and then in 1960, he and Lois purchased a dairy farm in Howard Lake. Together they happily raised two daughters.
Gil also served on the AMPI Creamery Board and church councils. He was a 50+ year member of the American Legion, and was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by his children, Patty (Ron) Krohn and Gail (Ron) Arndt; grandchildren, Kris (Matt) Linkert, Kari (Richard) Arimond, and Patrick Arndt; brother, Glen (Laverne) Schrupp; step-great grandchildren: Andrew and Lydia Linkert; sister-in-law, Ruth Schrupp; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois in 2017; parents; brother, George; and sister, Viola.
A visitation for Gil will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, MN.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 11 AM with visitation one-hour prior at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, MN. Interment will take place following the service at Howard Lake Cemetery.