Horace Russell “Jim” Hupp, 94, Stevens Point, died
Wednesday, Aug.24, 2016, at Willowbrook Point in Stevens Point.
Donations may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund.
Boston Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Condolences
may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Hupp was born March 3, 1922,in Winston, Mo., a son of
the late Harley and Juanita (Johnson) Hupp. He moved to Colorado with his
family as a teenager and graduated from Canon City High School in 1940.
He was married to Sarah Davies in 1942.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II
and was stationed in Okinawa through the duration.
He and his family moved to Alamosa, Colo., in 1952 where they
had a Farmers Insurance agency.
He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol and flew his Cessna
140 on searches.
They purchased a Dairy Queen in Loveland, Colo., in 1966.
They continued to winter in San Carlos, Mexico,where he
became a certified scuba diver.
After retiring from the Dairy Queen, they lived in the Big
Thompson Canyon on the way to Rocky Mountain National Park; and moved their
winter home to Florence, Ariz., in 1994.
They moved their summer home to Stevens Point in 2010 to be
closer to family.
He was a member of Elks Lodge 610, the American Legion and
the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Sarah; one daughter
Linda (Denny)Nash, Stevens Point; one brother, David (Sharon) Hupp;one granddaughter;
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Carol Fulton;one
brother, Bill Hupp; and one grandson.