Kenneth Gary Rupke, age 66, was born on July 19, 1955 in Bellingham, WA. He passed away on August 14, 2021, also in Bellingham.
Kenny was born to Kenneth and Beverly (Vanleeuwen) Rupke. He graduated from Nooksack High school in 1973. He was a lifelong resident of Whatcom County. On March 2, 1978, he married Marlene Dyck.
Kenny spent his lifetime as a farmhand on dairy farms.
He is preceded in death by his mother Beverly Rupke.
Kenny is survived by his father Kenneth (Inga) Rupke, brother James, sisters Janice (Ken) & Dawn (Aldon) Aulenbacher, and niece Jamie (Brandon) Davolt. Kenny is also survived by his three grown children: his son Gary (Leora) Dyck and his grand-kids Anne, Ethan, and Owen; his son Tim (Carrilee) Dyck and six grand-kids Henry, Jorja , Albert, Abby, Timothy, Titus; and his daughter Laurie (Anthony) Morgan and three grand-kids Matthew, Trinity and Bradley.
Kenny’s final resting place is at Greenwood Cemetery in Lynden.