Robert H. Rumpke

April 6, 1929 - September 9, 2019

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RUMPKE, Robert H. “Rob” Beloved husband of Dolores Rumpke (nee Geers) for 69 years. Loving father of Norma (Gary) Rapien, Carol (Giles) Krabbe, Rob (Linda) Rumpke, Janet (Paul) Bresciani, Julie (Jeff) Wells and Mary (Todd) Dwire. Dear grandfather of Michelle, Erik, Paul, Laura, Philip, Michael, Marc, Elise, Elena, Alyssa, Zach, Kaylee and Luke, and great grandfather of 13. Brother of Herman Rumpke, Sr. Marianna Rumpke, S.N.D., Dorothy Compton and the late Albert Rumpke, Edward Rumpke, Virginia Ollinger and Ray Rumpke. Also survived by nieces, nephews and numerous relatives. Rob was an avid fan of the Reds, Bengals, and Xavier University. He enjoyed gardening with a special interest in tomatoes and banana trees. Active leadership in civic and church including: CYO, Holy Name Society, St. Vincent De Paul, and the St. Patrick Knights of Columbus. He had many leadership roles in the St. Charles School and Parish where he also coached basketball for 27 years. He was a proud inductee of the Caldwell Park Sports Hall of Fame. Rob was a mentor and friend to all, but his ultimate love and passion was his wife and family. He passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at age 90. Visitation at St. Clement Church, 4536 Vine St., St. Bernard, Friday, September 13, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Vincent De Paul, C/O St. Clement Church.


Linda Hampel Brown - Sep 24, 2019
Carol, My sympathy to you and your family as you say goodbye to your Dad. Wishing peace and a healing balm today and all the days that follow.
Mary A. Rumpke - Sep 12, 2019
Sending heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family. Whenever I saw your Dad he always had a smile on his face! My Deepest Sympathy.
James Bok - Sep 12, 2019
My sympathies to the Rumpke family. I have many fond memories of Rob and all of you from my Roger Bacon years. May Rob rest in peace and may the Lord comfort all of you, his family. May he rest in peace! Peace and good to all of you, his family!
Becky & Rick Hussey - Sep 11, 2019
Julie - our prayers to you and your family, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing.
Norman Bolling - Sep 11, 2019
Robbie was a kind gentle soul. He and Delores were/are great people. Prayers to the family
Laura and Brian Hofrichter - Sep 10, 2019
Sending peace and comfort to you all...
Heather Geers - Sep 10, 2019
Rest in peace, Uncle Rob. <3