George L. Truppi

Profile Updated: September 15, 2015
George L. Truppi
Residing In: Kamiah, ID USA
Spouse/Partner: Jan Two Bears Falcon
Occupation: Retired General Contractor
Children: Jessica, Born 1976-Deceased 2012
Jamie, Born 1978
Jaclyn, Born 1979
Military Service: Army  
Yes! Attending Reunion
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Drafted in the Army in 1967, served in Vietnam for 14 months, traveled Europe 1970-71, Moved West in 1971 living in Idaho, Nevada, Washington and now retired back in Idaho. I've been a General Contractor since moving West, most of those years self employed. I also owned and operated a guest ranch in the wilderness of Idaho for 15 years as an outfitter and guide from 1977-92. The last fifteen years a successful Contractor in Western Washington before retiring a couple of years ago here in Idaho.
Now, survived the forest fires, saved our home, only one of nine homes left of about thirty in our area. Guided by God that saved us.

School Story:

I survived!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What is the most interesting thing you have done since high school?

I followed one of my passions in life by following the Lewis and Clark trail for two plus years during the Bicentenial from 2004-2006. I was part of the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles as a reenactor, portyaying George Drouillard, one of the most important members of the expedition. Following on the trail East to West and then West to East as close to the same schedule as the original expedition as possible ending in Monticello in November 2006. This was one the most rewarding times in my life, not just because I was on the trail on horseback, in dugout canoes, hiking and re-living the Lewis and Clark story but also because I joined my fellow reenactors teaching the Lewis and Clark story to over 500,000 kids along the way. And most importantly met the true love of my life on the trail, a beautiful Chippewa-Cree lady who was portraying Sacagawea on the trail. We are now married living on the trail in Idaho and spending our winters in Wickenburg, Arizona.

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Bill, You made it to another year, hope you have a great day celebrating with family and friends. Hope you have a great year and maybe we can meet again soon..........Geo

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Apr 28, 2019 at 4:33 PM

Hard to believe Greg has left us, he was in great spirits at the 50th reunion and seem to be in great health. A great guy  growing up together in Hillsdale. We were on the same Little League Team together, both of us made the All Star Team and contiued our friendship in High School. Always polite and friendly and always considerate of others around him. I thank him for serving our Country as many of us in our class did, especially during an unpopular time. May he rest in peace, and may God be with his family and friends. We are all better for knowing Greg.

Aug 27, 2018 at 12:01 PM

Happy Birthday Bill, Chalk up our houseboat trip as an adventure, let's try something next time where we can relax a little more and do some real fishing..........George

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Jan 25, 2018 at 8:33 PM

Kip was a great guy and a good friend. We had some great times together, especially during the Junior and Senior years with myself, Bob Wain and many others. There wasn't many times after school hours that Kip and many of us were not together planning something fun, or at one of our classic sand-lot football games. Didn't seen him much after high school and I'm sorry we lost touch. Had a great conversation with Kip at Bob Wain's Memorial shortly after our 50th reunion, he sounded great, looked great, and seemed in good health with a good career all these years. You just don't know when our time is up, a time to join our creator. I'll always treasure the memories we had together.,,,,,,,,George

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Aug 27, 2017 at 12:03 PM

Happy Birthday Bill, Have a Great Day, Geo and Jan

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Posted on: Feb 06, 2017 at 6:45 PM

Happy Birthday Maria, Have a Great Day, George

George L. Truppi has left an In Memory comment for Jeanne Esposito Higgins.
Jan 20, 2017 at 12:33 PM

May God Bless You, Jeanne. You were an inspiration to us all, especially to all those who were suffering from cancer. We were friends since 1954, living in a great neiborhood of many long time friends. She always had a smile on her face, smiled at our first communion together, smiled at St John the Baptist graduation and  always smiled  battling cancer for nearly 25 years. She always had a positive additude about the future even when we knew she was suffering within. We will miss you Jeanne, you are in God's hands now.

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Posted on: Nov 04, 2016 at 8:42 PM

Happy Birthday Bob, Hope you had a Great Day.........George

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Posted on: Feb 07, 2016 at 12:09 PM

Happy belated birthday, great seeing you at the Reuion, Hope you had a great day...Geo

Nov 04, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Bob, Have a great day, Happy birthday. Great to see you at the reunion. I'll be back in town after Thanksgiving, unfortunately to go to our friend Bob Wain's Memorial...George

George L. Truppi has left an In Memory comment for Robert Thomas Wain.
Oct 23, 2015 at 8:33 PM

A good friend has left us all. We staid friends all these years. He and I lived for sports, especially baseball, whether in little league, Basso's field or elsewhere he loved the game. He was a friend to all those he encountered, he made you feel like you belonged, always friendly, always energetic, and always in good spirits. Bob will always be with me in spirit, and I believe he is at peace with God. We are going to miss you my friend.....George

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Oct 23, 2015 at 8:33 PM

Bob Wain passed on October 15th in Ridgewood, NJ. He died of heart failure, caused by septic shock from a blood infection. I tried to see him during the reunion but he recently moved and changed phones. We have been in touch over the years and recently talked this past Spring, at that time he was doing fine. As far as I know there is no obituary but I'm still checking. There is a memorial planned for November 28 in Dumont,NJ. I'm waiting for information on that and more information.....George

Sep 15, 2015 at 12:22 PM