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Laura Kupferschmid

January 15, 1921 — April 5, 2015

Laura M. Kupferschmid, 94, of Eureka, passed away at 2:24 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

She was born January 15, 1921 in Cropsey, IL to William and Ida (Alt) Bachtold. She married Wayne Kupferschmid on October 10, 1941 in Morganfield, KY. He passed away on April 13, 1983 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by 8 brothers, 3 sisters and 2 sons-in-law.

She is survived by 3 sons, Lon Kupferschmid, Ed (Donna) Kupferschmid, both of Eureka, and Tom (Sherri) Kupferschmid of Goodfield; 3 daughters, Loretta Leman of Ft. Dodge, IA; Phyllis (Chris) Miller of Carlock; and Beverly (Jimmie) Peters of Eureka; 1 sister Juanita (Leroy) Koehl of Ohio; 20 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Laura was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. She worked many years in the dietary department at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka. She was a member of Apostolic Christian Faith Church in Eureka.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Faith Church in Eureka. Visitation will be held on Wednesday April 8, 2015 form 10 to 11 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka and from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Visitation will also be held from 9 to 9:45 on Thursday at the church prior to services. Burial will be in Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online tributes and condolences may be made at


APR 8. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Home
Eureka, IL


APR 8. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

APR 9. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Faith Church
Eureka, IL

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