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Kailum James Hupp

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Kailum James Hupp, of Ironwood, went to be with Jesus while in his mother's arms on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023.

Kailum was a treasured gift to his parents, Glen and Marria Hupp, who were blessed with him on Aug. 21, 2022. Although his earthly struggles were great, he was a special joy to be around. His beautiful smile will be missed beyond words, and we are so very thankful for the time that we shared with him.

In addition to his parents, Kailum is survived by eight siblings, Aubre, Dominic, Shauntae, Eastin, Vaughn, Monte, Demirae and Arrabella; his grandparents, Kevin and Michelle Hupp, and James and Karen Aho; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m., preceded by visitation at noon, at the Apostolic Lutheran Church, 326 W. Aurora St., in Ironwood. The Rev. Alan Estola and the Rev. Bruce Estola officiated.

A committal service and interment followed at the Sunset Acres Cemetery in Ironwood Township.

Luncheon was served at the church fellowship hall.

Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield, assisted the family. To send online condolences, please go to