In Memory

Keith Ruplinger

Keith Ruplinger

Sgt. Keith Wade Ruplinger
(October 31, 1972 - November 26, 2006)

Sgt. Keith W. Ruplinger age 34 of Milwaukee, formerly of West Bend died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 26, 2006 at his residence. He was born October 31, 1972 in West Bend to Sylvester and Nancy (nee Neu) Ruplinger.
Keith attended St. Frances Cabrini School before graduating from West Bend East High School in 1991. He was employed at Serigraph and in November of 1997 he joined the Milwaukee Police Department where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. Keith loved being a police officer and enjoyed sport. He was an avid Packer and Brewer fan.

He was a member of the Milwaukee Police Association.

Survivors include his son Evan, his parents, Sylvester and Nancy (nee Neu) Ruplinger of West Bend, and 3 sisters: Jodi (Scott) Klemstein of West Bend, Kori (John) Hoffert of Lexington, KY and Jolene Ruplinger of West Bend. He is further survived by his nieces and nephews: Eli, Zack and Lauren Klemstein and Brooke, Josh, Elizabeth and Charlie Hoffert and other relatives and friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his grandparents: Arthur and Crescentia Ruplinger and Alphonse and Margaret Neu.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Rev. Raphael Rodriguez presiding. The burial was the following day in Holy Angels Cemetery.