This March 23, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 2:
FAMILY DINNER GIVEN FOR TWO STUPPY BROTHERS
A family dinner was given Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stuppy in honor of their two sons, Robert of Rensselaer and Murray of Indianapolis, who will soon enter the armed forces. All members of the family were present except the Edgar Stuppys of Hammond, who spent Saturday with the family, and two brothers, Gilbert and Halvor, who are stationed in England.
Present were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geesa and son Freddie, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bundy and daughters, Marilyn and Sandra, all of Valparaiso; Mr. and Mrs. Murray Stuppy and daughter Elaine, of Indianapolis; Mrs. William Buchanan and son "Skipper" of Lowell; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stuppy and daughter, Roberta of Rensselaer; Mrs. Gilbert Stuppy and Mrs. Lela Brown of Lowell.
An enjoyable day was spent in visiting and taking pictures.
Another article in the same issue of the paper (page 1, column 5) lists Robert Stuppy as an army volunteer:
Among the list of volunteers and inductees going from Lake County Board No. 1, Crown Point, this week were John E. Johnson, Lowell, Robert A. Stuppy, Rensselaer, formerly of Lowell and James A. Moscato, Jr., of Shelby.
A third article on page 5, column 4, added:
Mrs. Robert Stuppy and little daughter are now residents of Lowell, coming here from Rensselaer. Her husband left for army duty on Tuesday.
This April 6, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pvt. James Moscato, Pvt. Raymond Moore and Pvt. Robert Stuppy have been assigned to the Infantry and are now stationed at Camp Fannin, Texas, where they will take their basic training.
An April 13, 1944, Lowelll Tribune article (page 4, column 1) about Halvor and Gilbert Stuppy adds:
Another son, Robert, recently inducted, is stationed at Camp Fannin, Texas. He writes that he likes army life very much.
The following August 10, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 1:
Home for Few Days
Pvt. Robert Stuppy has been here the past few days visiting his wife, his parents, and other relatives. Formerly stationed at Camp Fannin, Tex., he will report to Ft. Meade, Maryland, this week.
A Sept. 28, 1944, Lowell Tribune article (page 5, column 4) about the four Stuppy brother service men listed Pvt. Robert Stuppy as being in New York.
The following October 19, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 4, column 1:
Arrives Safely in France
In a letter to his wife last week, Robert Stuppy, son of the Ed Stuppys, writes that he has arrived sagely in France.
The following November 9, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pvt. Robert Stuppy Wounded
Mrs. Betty Stuppy was notified yesterday by the War Department that her husband, Pvt. Robert Stuppy, a son of the Ed Stuppys of Creston, has lost an eye as a result of a wound received in action with U.S. Forces in Germany recently. On the same day Mrs. Stuppy also received a letter from her husband which contained the same information.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the March 29, 1945, issue (page 2, column 2):
Two more brothers enjoyed a visit together when Pvt. Robert Stuppy and his brother, Halvor, with the 82nd airborne division, now resting in France, met on March 10th and spent the evening together. They had a most enjoyable visit talking over things going on in the old home town.
One year ago, Bob and another brother, Gilbert, E.M. 2/c, met in England.