Melvin R. Chupp

Melvin R. Chupp, 75, of Topeka, passed away peacefully at his residence while
surrounded by his family at 8:45 pm on Friday, August 16. He was born on March 7,
1944 in Nappanee to Rudy J. and Fannie E. (Miller) Chupp. On June 5, 1969 in
Topeka he married Loretta Miller, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
two sons, Gary (Lisa) Chupp of Goshen, Michael (Anita Rose) Chupp of Topeka;
four daughters, Mary Sue (Freeman, Jr.) Lehman of Shipshewana, Ruth (Jonathon)
Bontrager of Topeka, Elaine (Johnny) Lambright of Goshen, Sharon (Gerald) Nisley
of Middlebury; 22 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; six brothers, Lloyd
(Edith) Chupp of Ligonier, Lester (Linda) Chupp of Nappanee, David (Lena) Chupp
of Topeka, John (Ruth) Chupp of Walnut Creek, OH, Rudy, Jr. (Beth) Chupp of
Chouteau, OK, Norman (Pam) Chupp of Nappanee; four sisters, Inez (Norman)
Hochstetler of Mio, MI, Anna Mae (Harley) Yoder of Topeka, Edna (Floyd) Chupp of
Goshen, Mary Ellen Chupp of Nappanee. He was preceded in death by his parents;
granddaughter, Jennifer Dawn Chupp and three brothers, Delbert Chupp, Vernon
and Ray Chupp. Melvin had worked most of his life as a finish carpenter and was a
member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Saturday,
August 17, and all day Sunday, August 18, at the family's residence, 5160 S. 500 W.
Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Monday, August 19, at the Nelson
Miller residence, 5355 S. 500 W. Topeka. Services will be conducted by the home
ministers. Burial will be in Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka. Miller-Stewart Funeral
Home, Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.

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