Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
William E. Rupp
May 4, 1935 – June 16, 2009
Donna J. Rupp
Owner / Administrative Director
Donna J. Rupp is a graduate of St. Mary Academy. Donna is a lifetime resident of Monroe County. She is proud to continue the tradition of service and commitment to the families and the Monroe Community which has been the hallmark at Rupp Funeral Home, Inc. for over 150 years.
Polly A. Rupp
Polly A. Rupp is a graduate of Monroe High School and Michigan College of Beauty as a licensed cosmetologist. She also attended Central Michigan University and Monroe County Community College. Polly is a Directors Assistant and directs daily office operations.
Chelsea A. Rupp-Seegert
Chelsea A. Rupp-Seegert is the daughter of Polly Rupp and a graduate of Monroe County Middle College. Chelsea serves as a Board Member for Stepping Stones Therapeutic Riding and has volunteered there for more than 15 years. When she has free time she can usually be found riding her horses.
Thomas W. Miller
Licensed Funeral Director
Thomas W. Miller is a licensed Funeral Director in Michigan and Ohio. He is a graduate of Whitmer High School and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Tom also attended University of Toledo. He has given over 30 years to the funeral service profession.
Mary E. Lehr
Licensed Funeral Director
Mary grew up in Royal Oak and graduated from Royal Oak High School in 2009. In 2013, she graduated with an associates in liberal arts and sciences at Oakland Community College. In 2015 she went to Wayne State University to get her bachelors of Mortuary Science to become a funeral director. Mary came down for an apprenticeship position in the Downriver area and now has joined our team here in Monroe. Mary likes to spend her free time going to arts and crafts fairs, thrifting for treasures, and binge watching certain Netflix shows.
Terry L. Crawford
Funeral Planning and Pre-need Specialist
Terry L. Crawford is a 1982 graduate of Riverside High School in Dearborn Heights, MI. Terry has been certified as a Michigan Advance Planning Professional since 2010, and has worked in funeral service since 2008. Prior to her entry into the funeral industry, she had worked for Ford Motor Company for 13 years, retiring in 2008. Terry is happily married to her husband Brad, together they have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. She is an active member of North Monroe Street Church of God, and currently serves as a Funeral Planning and Pre-need Specialist here at Rupp Funeral Home, Inc.
Rev. Lawrence E. Detruf
Rev. Lawrence E. Detruf is a graduate of Edwards County High School and Walbash Valley Community College in Illinois, and a graduate of Warner Southern College in Florida with a degree in Pastoral Ministries. Larry is a Directors Assistant here at Rupp Funeral Home, Inc.