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Patrick James Ruplinger

June 6, 1985 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 36)


Patrick James Ruplinger, 36, Mosinee, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born June 6, 1985 in Wausau, the son of Deacon Gordon and Mary (O’Malley) Ruplinger.  On November 10, 2007, he married Analisa Marie Aldridge in the town of Hull. 

Patrick was a 2003 graduate of Marathon High School.  Among his favorite pastimes, he enjoyed gaming with his cousins and was an avid reader of science fiction.  Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially with his son, Ethan, going to the movies, fishing or just being together.

Patrick will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include, his wife, Analisa and son, Ethan, of Mosinee; his parents, Deacon Gordon and Mary Ruplinger, Marathon; four siblings, Andy (Kelley) Ruplinger, Sun Prairie, Amy (Brian) Pond, Wisconsin Rapids, Paul (Amanda) Ruplinger, Cottage Grove and Julie (Mitchell) Badham, Mosinee; his paternal grandmother, Verna Ruplinger, Marathon; his maternal grandfather, Ken O’Malley, King, WI; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tom and Deb Aldridge, Kronenwetter; two sisters-in-law, Katlin (Braden) Anderson, Kronenwetter and Melissa (Andrew) Collins, Appleton; 15 nieces and nephews; and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Melvin Ruplinger; and his maternal grandmother, Kate O’Malley.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon.  Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier will preside.  Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Kronenwetter.  Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the church and again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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November 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church (Marathon)

Funeral Mass
November 20, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church
700 Market Street
Marathon, WI 54448

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