Cluppert, BarbaraBarbara A. Cluppert, age 81, of Ripon, WI, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Prairie Place in Ripon.Barbara was born on September 16, 1935, in Berlin, WI, the daughter of George and Theresa (Seaman) Bella. She graduated from Berlin High School. In 1955, Barbara married Roger Cluppert at St. Stanislaus Church in Berlin. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon, and belonged to the St. Catherine of Siena Christian Women. She enjoyed playing bingo and other card and board games with her friends at Prairie Place.Barbara is survived by her children, Keith (Lori) and Randy (Carol) Cluppert both of Ripon, WI, Laurie (Jeffrey) Quackenboss of Fond du Lac, WI, and Kevin (Jennifer) Cluppert of Rock Hill, SC; a brother, Thomas (Gloria) Bella of Waupun, WI; sisters-in-law, Lucille Bella of Milwaukee, WI, Joyce Cotter of Ripon, WI, and Violet Banks of GA; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger; her parents, George and Theresa Bella; two granddaughters, Courtney Quackenboss and Alysia Cluppert; a brother, Richard Bella; and a great-grandson.A visitation for Barbara will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, 515 Mayparty Drive, Ripon, WI, 54971, and again from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 228 Blossom Street, Ripon, WI, 54971.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, with Reverend Robert A. Fictum officiating. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in the Town of Ripon. A memorial in her name is being established. Please visit
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