October 24, 1924 - October 24, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community Chapel in St. Cloud for Mary F. (Ruprecht) Dombrovski, age 91, of St. Cloud who passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. Reverend Meinrad Dindorf, OSB will officiate. Burial will take place in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Family and friends may call from after 11:30 a.m. at the St. Benedict’s Senior Community Chapel.

Mary was born on October 24, 1924 in Rogers, Minnesota to Medes and Blanche (Berthiaume) Bernier. She married Virgil Dombrovski on July 8, 1944 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in St. Cloud and he died on April 27, 1993. She married George Ruprecht in 1995 and he died in 2008. She was employed by the Catholic Credit Union and JC Penny’s. Mary was a former member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, playing cards, fishing and gardening. Mary especially loved the time spent with family.She is survived by her children, Terry (Mary) Dombrovski of Avon, Brian (Mary) Dombrovski of Albertville, Leo (Bonnie Rahn) Dombrovski of Elk River, and Paula (Rick) Fox of Lindstrom; 16 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; and son, David Dombrovski; brothers and sister, Lawrence Bernier, Louise Morin, and Ray Bernier.

A Special Thank You to the Staff at St. Croix Hospice, St. Benedict’s Senior Community and the Daniel Funeral Home for the exceptional care given to Mary.