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Schipper, Lyle C.
73, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on September 3, 2015. Lyle was born Oct. 5, 1941, in Red Oak, Iowa, son of the late Clyde and Mae Schipper. He had been a resident of Phoenix since his family moved to Arizona in 1954. Lyle graduated from Washington High School, Phoenix, in 1960. He married his high school sweetheart, Myra Branch-Schipper, that same year. Lyle worked at Hensley & Co., of Glendale, for 35 years before retiring. Lyle was a long time member of the Bill Williams Mountain Men. He was a fan of John Wayne and enjoyed shooting, hunting and cooking. Cooking for family and friends was a favorite pastime. In addition to his parents, Mr. Schipper was preceded in death by his wife, in 1979; a son, Mark; and two brothers. He is survived by a daughter, Michelle Self, and a grandson, Michael Self, both of Phoenix; a brother, Lawrence, of Las Vegas; a granddaughter, Jeannee Young, of Visalia, Calif.; and two great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5 at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6290 W. Northern Ave., Glendale. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Arizona Strong, 21432 N. Central, Suite 1, Phoenix, 85204, or by Paypal to arizonastrong1@gmail.com.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 2, 2015
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