Born Dec. 13, 1934, in Glennonville, Mo., son of the late Albert John and Otilda Teresa Eberhard Kuper, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a machinist and of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include one sister, Rosemary Grosvenor, of Steelville, Mo.; five nephews, Mark J., Richard, Robert J. Grosvenor and Steven and Lenny Kuper, all of Steelville; three nieces, Mary Tretter, Ruth Grosvenor-Cox and Judith Krywcun and a sister-in-law, Marie Kuper, of Glennonville.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 7, at the St. Teresa Catholic Church in Glennonville with Father Glen Eftink officiating.
Burial was in the St. Teresa Cemetery at Glennonville.