André O. Lippens, 80, of Great Falls, died of natural causes Wednesday, May 23, at a local hospital.
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Memorial service is 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Croxford Funeral Home. Croxford Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
André was born May 5, 1932, to Adolph and Margarite (VanTighem) Lippens in Great Falls. He attended school in Collins and Dutton and graduated from Kalispell High School. He served in the Army and was self-employed.
He is survived by nephews Robert and John Blanchet; nieces Diane Beecher and Stephanie Dunaway; brother-in-law Russell Blanchet; nine great-nephews and nieces; and four great-great-nephews and niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Mary Blanchet.
Condolences may be posted online at www.croxfordfuneralhome.com and/or www.gftribune.com/obituaries.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on May 27, 2012