Louis 'Lou' Kupfer, Baltimore Sun retiree

July 1, 2014

Louis "Lou" William Kupfer, 86 of Rehoboth Beach, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, at his home. He was born May 25, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., son of the late George J. and Elva (Griffith) Kupfer.

Mr. Kupfer served proudly in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his honorable discharge, Mr. Kupfer embarked on a lifelong career with the Baltimore Sun as a mailer. In the early 1980s after 45-plus dedicated years at the Baltimore Sun, Mr. Kupfer retired to his favorite weekend travel spot, Rehoboth Beach. Mr. Kupfer was a member of the Mailers Local 88, Rehoboth VFW Post 7447 and American Legion Post 5, where he established many friendships and enjoyed happy hour with friends.

One of Mr. Kupfer's favorite pasttimes was the drive on beach at Delaware Seashore State Park where he would enjoy fishing, tailgating and relaxing with his family and friends. Mr. Kupfer will be remembered for his entertaining stories, his devoted friendship and most importantly his love for his family.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Kupfer was preceded in death by his loving wife, Doris V. Kupfer; and his two sons, Timmy and Terry Kupfer. He is survived by his two sons: Bill Louis Kupfer and wife Beatrice of Martinsburg, W.Va. and Tommy Kupfer of Rehoboth Beach; one daughter, Beverly Ann Farley of South Bethany; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Mr. Kupfer's Life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Kupfer's memory to the American Legion Post 5, 300 King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.


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