Edward ‘Ed’ Kuper, 78, The Villages, Fla.July 17, 2020
Edward “Ed” Kuper died peacefully on July 10, 2020, in The Villages, Florida, at the age of 78 after a long battle with Multiple System Atrophy.
Ed is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Ann; his children, Sam (Diane) Kuper of Centerville, Ohio, Gina (Mike) Pavelec of Johns Creek, Georgia, Nick (Jean) Kuper of Naperville, Illinois, and Joe (Phomally) Kuper of Monroe, Ohio. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Carson, Lauren, Luke, Nate, Cole, Abby, Sarah, Drew and Eddie.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Anita; his brother, Fr. Raymond Kuper; and his daughter, Constance Louise.
Ed was born in St. Henry, Indiana. He attended Purdue University and obtained a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. After graduating, Ed worked for Armco Steel Corporation, where he retired after 30 years of service. His children and grandchildren remember him as a loving, kind and community involved father who was a great role model for them all.
Ed was very involved in the church, was an accomplished woodworker, and very involved in charitable giving/leadership, including Habitat for Humanity. He will be remembered as a generous, intelligent, witty and dedicated individual who was passionate about family.
The family would like to thank Elan Spanish Springs, Compassionate Care Hospice, and all of the medical professionals in their efforts, care, and dedication for providing Ed with the best possible quality of life over the last few years.
His memorial service will be held at a later date.
Donations in his memory can be made to: The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition: https://charity.gofundme.com/Ed-Kuper-MSA or Compassionate Care Hospice, 304 LaGrande Blvd., Lady Lake, FL 32159
Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, Florida.
Online condolences may be left at www.BeyersFuneralHome.com.
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