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Orville F. Kruthaupt, 87, Batesville, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at Margaret Mary Health.. Born Dec. 30, 1927, in Peppertown, he was the only child of Frank and Josephine (Koetter) Kruthaupt. Orville married Anna Mae Nobbe May 23, 1951, at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Hamburg, and she preceded him in death Jan. 13, 2015.. He served his country as part of the United States Army during the Korean War. Orville was self-employed and a farmer his entire life and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Oldenburg. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, anything that took him outdoors and spending time with his family.. Those surviving who will honor Orville's memory include children Dale (Jackie) Kruthaupt, Batesville, Steve (Mara) Kruthaupt, Batesville, Debbie (Ken) Burkhart, Greensburg, and Orville (Barb) Kruthaupt Jr., Diane (Gary) Gunter, Jim (Polly) Kruthaupt, Rita (Rick) Schutte and David Kruthaupt, Batesville; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.. Besides his parents and wife Anna Mae, he was preceded in death by one grandchild, Joshua Schutte.. Visitation is from 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Nov. 6, at Holy Family Church, Oldenburg. A Mass of Christian burial, officiated by the Rev. David Kobak will begin at noon. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.. Memorial donations may be directed to Holy Family Church, St. Mary's of the Rock Church or Sunman Rural Fire Department. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com.
Published on  November 3, 2015
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