Rachel M. Ruppert

Rachel Marie Ruppert, 5, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having Huntington County, IN, relatives, died Friday, May 1, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born Jan. 22, 2004.

She is survived by her parents, Chris and Michelle Ruppert, of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Ryan Ruppert and Alex Ruppert, both of Fort Wayne; and grandparents, Mike and Linda Dennis, of Roanoke, and Dave and Carolyn Ruppert of Huntington.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Fort Wayne. Rev. Cyril Fernandes and Rev. David Ruppert officiated. Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery, Arcola.

Memorials may be made to National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases (NTSAD), Turnstone Center or St. Patrick Catholic Church, Arcola.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.mccombandsons.com or Tributes.com.