Barbara Hupp

Longtime nurserywoman and Christmas tree grower Barbara Hupp passed away at her home on May 4, 2024. She was 87 years old. Barbara and Delbert Hupp started their nursery, Drakes Crossing Nursery, in 1967 and began their Christmas tree farm, Hupp Farms, shortly after. Barbara and Delbert worked tirelessly as wonderful partners in business and marriage. Over the years, the farm grew and continues to be family-managed today. To her death, Barbara loved spending time out on the farm. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Delbert. Surviving industry family members include: her daughter Kathy LeCompte, and her husband Dave, of Brooks; her son Jan Hupp, and his wife Cindy, of Silverton; and grandson Jason Hupp, and his wife Steffanie, of Silverton. Barbara spent the last few weeks of her life surrounded by many family members, farm team members, and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Drakes Crossing Volunteer Firefighter Association and the Oregon Nurseries Foundation. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 2 p.m. at The Oregon Garden Pavilion in Silverton.

Supplying seedlings for Christmas Trees, Reforestation, Nursery Stock and Native Restoration. Family-owned and operating in the Cascade Foot Hills.