Larry Kupka died peacefully at his Lakebay home on March 8.

He was born in Bremerton on Feb. 13, 1948, to Elmer and Muriel Kupka.

Kupka graduated from Peninsula High School in 1967, and later served in the U.S. Navy. He traveled to many countries and after his service moved back to Lakebay.

Kupka was preceded in death by his father. Elmer; mother Muriel, and nephew, Timothy. He is survived by his brother Don, sister Diane, nephews Scott and Shawn, and niece Misty and many friends.

He loved the forest and harvested huckleberry and salal evergreens and had vegetable and flower gardens outside his home.

A graveside service and internment will be held at the Longbranch Cemetery.

Grant Oscar Larsen
Larry B. Blackwood