Lowell Schrupp, age 92, of Norwood Young America, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020, 2:00 P.M. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America, Minnesota, with interment following in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 12:30-2:00 P.M., 1-1/2 hours prior the service at the church.
Online Guest Book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com
Lowell Walter Schrupp was born on December 20, 1927 in Norwood, Minnesota, to Arthur and Minnie (Kramer) Schrupp. He was baptized on December 21, 1927, by Rev. Abraham. On March 29, 1942, he was confirmed by Rev. Kramer at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Lowell received his education at a country school thru 2nd grade, St. John’s Lutheran Parochial School thru 8th grade and Central High School, in NYA.
On October 16, 1950, Lowell was united in marriage to Alice Gutzke at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Young America. Lowell and Alice lived in Young America and were blessed with one daughter, Gail. Lowell and Alice shared over 69 years of marriage. Lowell had a strong faith and dearly loved the Lord, his church and school. He was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in NYA.
Lowell worked as a carpenter for Lepel Construction, a masoner for Schneewind Masonry, a machinist at Char-Lynn and a brick layer-foreman for Jesco, Inc.
He willingly volunteered in many capacities. Lowell proudly served as an usher, a steward and as a school board member at St. John’s. He enjoyed being on both a school building committee and on the 1995 church addition building committee. Lowell made daily “inspections”, missing only one day during the entire project. He also volunteered in the community as a Planning Commission member, a City Council member and a driver for Meals on Wheels.
Lowell enjoyed many hobbies. His vegetable and flower gardens gave him joy and satisfaction. He took great pleasure in sharing the harvest of his labors. Lowell also loved woodworking. He built-crafted many wooden items including dressers, coffee tables, plant stands, end tables and bowls. Lowell gifted the students at St. John’s school with nativity ornaments, Jesus fish and cross necklaces. Lowell treasured time spent with family and friends. He especially enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, as well as playing cards and games with friends.
Lowell passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota, at the age of 92 years, 6 months and 1 day.
Blessed be his memory.
Lowell is survived by his:
Wife, Alice Schrupp of Norwood Young America, MN;
Daughter, Gail Carver and her husband, Todd, of Faribault, MN;
Grandchildren, Marshall Carver and his special friend, Nichole Van Horn,
Brother, Eugene Schrupp and his wife, Carrine;
Sister-In-Law, Audrey Schrupp;
Brother-In-Law, Herman Gutzke;
Nephews, Nieces, Other relatives and friends.
Lowell is preceded in death by his Parents, Arthur and Minnie Schrupp; Father-In-Law and Mother-In-Law, Herman A. and Lena Gutzke; Brothers, Harlan Schrupp and his wife, Violet, Delwin Schrupp; Brothers-In-Law and Sisters-In-Law, Arthur Gutzke and his wife, Betty, Donald Gutzke and his wife, Audrey, and Bobbi Gutzke.