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Edwin Kupferschmid

October 1, 1946 — August 31, 2018

Edwin L. Kupferschmid, 71, of Eureka passed away peacefully at 4:50 a.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018 at his home.
He was born on October 1, 1946 in Washington, IL to Wayne and Laura (Bachtold) Kupferschmid. He married Donna Blunier on April 5, 1970 in Eureka, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Jason(Angie) Kupferschmid of Morton; Amy Kupferschmid of Eureka; Kent(Becki) Kupferschmid of Washington; Julie Kupferschmid of Eureka; Kevin(Julie) Kupferschmid of Eureka; Rachel(Steven) Dotterer of Eureka; two brothers, Lon Kupferschmid of Eureka; Tom(Sherri) Kupferschmid of Goodfield; two sisters, Phyllis(Chris) Miller of Carlock; Beverly(Jimmie) Peters of Arkansas; 13 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Loretta (Alan) Leman.
Ed served in the US Army as a combat medic in the Vietnam War. He worked for many years at Caterpillar as a blacksmith. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
Ed was a member of the Apostolic Christian Faith Church in Eureka, where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 3, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and from 9-9:45a.m. on Tuesday prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Eureka Apostolic Christian Faith Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


SEP 3. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530


SEP 4. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Faith Church
662 CR 1575 E
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

SEP 4. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Faith Church
662 County Road 1575 East
Eureka, IL

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