Lonnie Zuppe, Sr., 86, of Eagle Point, died Aug. 17, 2010 at home.
He was born on Jan. 29, 1924, in Bandon, Ore. He met Marilyn Lois Herrmann Dykes in 1960 and they married on Mar. 29, 1962.
Mr. Zuppe was a police officer in Coquille, Ore. for 15 years. He enjoyed working on the farm, milking cows and trapping beavers
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; two sons, Lonnie Zuppe, Jr., of Jacksonville and Alan Zuppe, of Medford; three daughters, Diane McCall, of Central Point, Marianne Hayes and Judy Elmore, both of Eagle Point; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers; Alphonse, Monty, and Joe Zuppe, all of Bandon, and Johnny Zuppe, of Medford; and two sisters, Lena Goodman and Betty Gamlin, both of San Francisco.
A viewing was held Aug. 20 with a memorial service on Aug. 21 at Sterlingville Cemetery in Jacksonville.
Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.