Ste. Genevieve Mayor Remembers Former Leader of Community and Friend

(Ste. Genevieve) A leader for many years in the city of Ste. Genevieve passed away on Friday.

John Stuppy was a Ste. Gen city councilman from 2009 through 2016.

He was 62.

Mayor Paul Hassler was a good friend of Stuppy’s.

During Saturday’s opening ceremony at the Jour de Fete celebration, the mayor spoke a little bit about his friend.

John Stuppy was the owner of Stuppy Auto Sales and Wrecker Service in Ste. Genevieve.

Stuppy was also a board member of Heavenly Hope, a member of the MASTERS, Backstoppers, a former Jour de Fete board and committee member, a member of the Knights of Columbus #1037, was grand marshal in 2018 for the Holiday Christmas Parade and the Ste. Genevieve County Fair Parade, along with other good works for the community.

The funeral for John Stuppy will be Thursday afternoon at 1 at the Church of Ste. Genevieve.