James Kroupa

Obituary of James Edward Kroupa

Funeral Mass of Christian burial for James E. Kroupa, age 71, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church with Father Juan Carlos Sardinas officiating.  Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at West Oaks Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at North Hopkins Cemetery with Perry Cossette, Cody Huddleston, Dan Visty, Aleks Tigeris, Nikolai Tigeris, Dainis Tigeris, Brian Pfeifer and Jacob Pfeifer serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be John VanPelt, Jon Beggs, G. V. Hughes, Scotty Thompson and Seth Thompson. James passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Christus Mother Frances in Tyler.  James was born on July 9, 1948 in Nebraska the son of Rudolph Kroupa and Mary Ellen Mahoney Kroupa.  He married Pamela Sue Bartley in 1995 at Estes Park, Colorado.  She survives.  James worked for Safeway for over 35 years and was a paint contractor for 20 years.  In addition to his wife James is survived by his children, Jenny Pfeifer and husband Brian of Lincoln, NE, Laurie Tigeris and husband Dainis of Omaha, NE, son Cody Huddleston of Sulphur Springs, sisters, Cheryl Smith of Omaha, NE, and Judi Visty and husband Dan of Papillion, NE, grandchildren, Aleks Tigeris, Nikolai Tigeris, Livija Tigeris, Jacob Pfeifer, David Pfeifer, Ellie Pfeifer, Cheyenne Huddleston and Corbyn Huddleston.  He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter Katelin Kroupa.  Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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Tuesday
3
September

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
West Oaks Funeral Home
500 S Hillcrest Dr.
Sulphur Springs, Texas, United States
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Wednesday
4
September

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
St James Catholic Church
297 Texas Street
Sulphur Springs, Texas, United States
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Wednesday
4
September

Interment

11:30 am
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
North Hopkins Cemetery
Hwy 19 N
North Hopkins , Texas, United States
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