Lauren Danielle Rupert, 29, of Van Wert, passed away unexpectedly at 6:53 AM on June 18, 2021 at Van Wert Health Emergency Room. She was born on August 07, 1991, in Van Wert, to her parents, Paul Rupert and Michelle (Gutierrez) Rupert.
Lauren was a 2010 graduate of Van Wert High School- Vantage Career Center where she earned her CNA certification. After graduating high school, she moved to Lake Worth, Florida where she began her CNA career. After 8 years in Florida, Lauren returned north but still maintained many Florida friendships.
She was an artistic person and enjoyed drawing, swimming and making others laugh. Of all her activities, she loved spending time with her friends and family the most.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Michelle Rupert and Stan Ayers of Rockford; father, Paul Rupert of North Manchester, IN; brothers: Zach (Mikayla) Ayers of Antwerp; Logan (Kara) Rupert of Van Wert; sisters: Jamee Ayers of Van Wert; Nicole Albright of Idaho; Samantha Ayers of Rockford; grandparents: William & Patricia Gutierrez of Florida; Elaine Rupert of St. Marys; nieces: Josie Zuidema of Van Wert; Stella Albright of Idaho; Ruby Rupert of Van Wert; nephew, Summit Albright of Idaho as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Alcaria "Kelly" Gutierrez and grandfather, Benjamin Rupert.
A celebration of Lauren's life will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Watson, officiating.
The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 10 AM to 12 PM Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lauren`s memory may be sent to Juvenile Diabetes Research, https://www2.jdrf.org/.
share in Lauren's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.
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