April 2, 1947 - January 8, 2021
Elizabeth (Larisa) Dacenko Rupprecht, age 73, of Grant Park, wife of Paul Edgar Rupprecht, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Carle Hospital in Urbana, from injuries sustained in a car accident. Elizabeth was born on April 2, 1947 in Braunau, Austria, and immigrated to the United States with her parents, Andrew & Luba Dacenko, when she was two years old. She lived the majority of her life in Chicago and was employed by Chicago City Colleges as an Associate Professor in the English Department. Elizabeth married Paul Edgar on June 4, 1981 at Saint Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Chicago. Elizabeth was a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus and the University of Chicago. Surviving are her husband, Paul Edgar Rupprecht and his adult children, Paul Rupprecht Jr. & Joanne Rupprecht, Amy Rupprecht, and Ann Rupprecht; sisters and brothers-in-law, Tamara Dacenko, Lydia Dacenko-Grawe & Ernst Lorenzer Grawe, Susan Dacenko Callis & Daniel Tetman Callis; nieces and nephews, Eric Ernst Grawe & Gloria Umali-Grawe, Nicholas Andrew Grawe & Laura McNamara Grawe, Romana Andrea Dacenko-Grawe Groeschel, Tristan Anthony Grawe & Erin Daluge Grawe, and Sterling Lubov Grawe & Aria Sylvester Grawe; and great nephews and great-nieces, Isabella Umali-Grawe, Liev Roman Groeschel, Audric Michael Groeschel, Anika Romana Groeshcel, Kayleigh Beth Grawe, Oliver John Grawe, Gwendolyn Betsy Grawe, and Winifred Hazel Grawe. She was preceded in death by her parents and Paul Edgar’s son, Gene Thomas Rupprecht. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the 2:00 p.m. memorial service on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Calvary Bible Church, 2587 East Armour Rd. in Bourbonnais (815-932-8733). Per COVID 19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing will be required. Memorials may be made to Calvary Bible Church. The family would like to offer special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Carle Hospital who cared for her, and the first responders and paramedics who rescued her. Arrangements by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Elizabeth (Larisa) Dacenko Rupprecht, age 73, of Grant Park, wife of Paul Edgar Rupprecht, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Carle Hospital in Urbana, from injuries sustained in a car accident. Elizabeth was born on April 2, 1947 in... View Obituary & Service Information
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