William Eric Walter Krupke

William Eric Walter Krupke

Male 1905 - 1977  (71 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Eric Walter KrupkeWilliam Eric Walter Krupke was born on 19 Jan 1905 in Germany; died on 3 Jan 1977.


    The Pulaski Democrat., January 12, 1977, Page 3, Image 3

    Family/Spouse: Muriel Irene Turgeon. Muriel (daughter of Gideon Turgeon and Rebecca Bedard) was born on 29 Jan 1917; died on 22 Feb 2014. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    1. 2. Charles H. Krupke  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 22 Jan 1938; died on 6 Apr 2020.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Charles H. KrupkeCharles H. Krupke Descendancy chart to this point (1.William1) was born on 22 Jan 1938; died on 6 Apr 2020.


    Obituary of Charles H. Krupke

    Charles “Chuck” H. Krupke, age 82, resident of Pulaski, NY, passed away Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse of respiratory complications. Charles was born January 22, 1938 in New Britain, CT, the son of Eric and Muriel (Turgeon) Krupke. He graduated from Altmar High School in 1956. Chuck adored his wife of 63 years, Barbara “Jane” Adams. They were married October 12, 1957. Jane also passed away shortly after her husband on April 6, 2020. Together they owned and operated the Redwood Motel in Pulaski from 1973 until 2006. They also owned Krupke’s Ice Cream from 1963 until 1979. Chuck’s life was guided by a strong Catholic faith, he was a member of Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski where he served as a Lay Eucharistic Minister. Chuck was very committed to and actively served his community in various roles. He was a founding member and served on the board for ConnextCare, formerly NOCHSI. He was past president of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail and past president of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time Chuck enjoyed flying his Cessna 172 airplane and was an active member of the Richland Pilot’s Association. Chuck was a gifted musician and enjoyed entertaining others playing his trumpet.

    Family was most important to Chuck and he truly enjoyed the times they shared together over the years including family picnics by the river and Christmas caroling on hayrides through the village. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who met him.

    Surviving are two sons, Daniel (Sylvia) Krupke of Pulaski and William (Julie) Krupke of Green Cove Springs, FL, one daughter, Becky (David) Thomas of Belleville, daughter in-law, Patricia Krupke of Clay, two sisters, Diana (David) Trump and Louise “Toots” (George) Walts both of Zephyrhills, FL, 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Bruce who passed away March 15, 2020.

    A joint memorial service for Chuck and Jane will be held at a later date, at a time to be announced, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

    Donations can be made in his name to Christ Our Light Church, 23 Niagara Street, Pulaski, NY 13142

    Family/Spouse: Barbara Jane Adams. Barbara (daughter of Henry Benjamin Adams and Bessie Wilbur) was born on 7 Jul 1936; died on 6 Apr 2020. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    1. 3. Daniel Charles Krupke  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 4. William E. Krupke  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 5. Bruce Walter Krupke  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1958; died on 15 Mar 2020.
    4. 6. Rebecca Ann Krupke  Descendancy chart to this point

Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Daniel Charles KrupkeDaniel Charles Krupke Descendancy chart to this point (2.Charles2, 1.William1)

    Daniel married Sylvia Jean Brennan [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  2. 4.  William E. KrupkeWilliam E. Krupke Descendancy chart to this point (2.Charles2, 1.William1)

    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

  3. 5.  Bruce Walter KrupkeBruce Walter Krupke Descendancy chart to this point (2.Charles2, 1.William1) was born about 1958; died on 15 Mar 2020.


    Bruce W. Krupke March 15, 2020 Bruce Walter Krupke, 61, was a life-long Central New Yorker. He was born on July 30, 1958 in Oswego, NY. God called Bruce home on Sunday, March 15, 2020, as he was surrounded by his devoted family. Bruce was a family man, a friend to many, as well as a man of strong Catholic faith. Bruce loved summer vacations on the shores of Lake Ontario. He played the piano and trombone with The Celebration Band for over 20 years. Bruce was an avid sailor with Hobie Cat Fleet 204 and loved teaching sailing to new people. A former Boy Scout, Bruce had a great appreciation for wildlife and astronomy. He was a dedicated Syracuse Orange basketball fan. Bruce spent the majority of his career working in the dairy industry. He was the Executive Vice President of the Northeast Dairy Foods Association for 28 years. Early in his career, he was a salesman for Byrne Dairy and a Regional Marketing Specialist for the American Dairy Association & Dairy Council. Bruce also had an entrepreneurial spirit, working in and owning family businesses. Bruce was a graduate of Pulaski Academy & Central Schools. He earned his A.A.S. in Business Administration from SUNY Morrisville and his B.S. in Business Management & Economics from SUNY Empire State College. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Patricia (Kemblowski); his children, Allison Krupke (Douglas Reeves), Jessica Krupke (Will McAuliffe) and Matthew Krupke; his two adored grandchildren, Leo and Colin McAuliffe; his siblings, Daniel Krupke (Sylvia), William Krupke (Julie), and Rebecca Thomas (David); and his parents, Charles and Barbara Jane (Adams) Krupke. Bruce also leaves four nieces and six nephews. Due to recent world events, a funeral Mass was held for immediate family. A more inclusive memorial will be held at later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Bruce's memory to Make-A-Wish of Central New York or the New York State Sheriffs' Institute Summer Camp (Penn Yan, NY).

    Published Syracuse Post Standard from Mar. 17 to Mar. 22, 2020

  4. 6.  Rebecca Ann KrupkeRebecca Ann Krupke Descendancy chart to this point (2.Charles2, 1.William1)

    Family/Spouse: David Thomas. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]