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John L. Dupie, Jr.

May 3, 1952 ~ March 24, 2018 (age 65)

John L. Dupie Jr, 65 of Ontonagon passed away unexpectedly on saturday March 24th 2018 at Aspirus Wausau hospital. 

John was born in Ontonagon, Michigan on May 3, 1952. To Lois (Moseler) and the late John A. Dupie Sr. He graduated from Ontonagon Area High School in 1970. While attending school he met and fell in love with his lifetime sweetheart Diane (Miller). They were united in marriage on July 15, 1972.

John was the water operator for the village of Ontonagon. He also held positions with the village police department , Ontonagon shipyard, White Pine copper mine, and he owned his own painting business.

He was an active member of the Ontonagon volunteer fire department for 43 years. 12 of those years as an assistant fire chief.

John enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and attending his grandchildren’s sporting activities.

John is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Diane, daughters Heather (Mark) Burgess, Renee Dupie (Dustin), Nikki (Eric) Kulppi, Amy Guy, son Joseph Guy, Mother Lois Dupie, sisters Lorrel (Jack) Eldridge, Amy Dupie, brother Jerry Dupie, grandchildren Esera Amos, Elijah Dupie, John and Jacob Burgess, Mylee and Maddy Kulppi, great grand children Nayeli, Nalena and Noah, mother in law Jeannette Miller and several nieces and nephews.

John is preceded in death by his father John, brothers Robert and Joseph Dupie, sisters Joanne Guy, Janelle Cole and niece Amber Guy.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday April 2, 2018 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Ontonagon, Michigan with Father Micheal Jacobus officiating.  Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by Cane Funeral Home of Ontonagon.


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