Zipp, Cory Ann
Cory Ann Zipp, 43, Manitowoc, Wis. and formerly of Tomahawk, passed away on Jan. 7, 2013. Cory was born Feb. 25, 1969, to MaryAnn Erickson and the late Gerald Erickson. Cory graduated from Tomahawk in 1987 and attended UW-Marathon. She married Chris Zipp in 1991. Cory became a professional optometrist in Oshkosh, WI.
Cory loved to spend time with her husband and children, bake, garden, play games, go shopping, paint, and laugh her amazing laugh. She will be missed by so many.
Cory is survived by her husband, Christopher Zipp; three children, Trevor (17), Jared (15), and Brianna (13), Manitowoc, Wis.
Cory is also survived by her mother, MaryAnn Erickson; her three sisters, Tina (Michael) Vannatter and Mary (John) Ramsey, both of Tomahawk; Kim (Dave) Varner of Wausau; and brother, Christopher (Anne) Erickson, of Minneapolis, Minn.
She is further survived by her mother-in-law, Maike Seward-Alford, Tomahawk and Melbourne, Fla.; and father and mother-in-law, Glenn and Julie Zipp, Peoria, Ill.; her sisters-in-law, Sibylle Zipp-LaHood and Jennifer (Dan) Tyre, both of Peoria, Ill.; and Melanie Remacle, Spokane, Wash.; brother-in-law, Alexander (Michele) Zipp, Pueblo, Colo. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Cory was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Erickson, and her baby brother, Thomas G. Erickson.
A celebration of Cory's life will be held at Generations Funeral Home, Tomahawk, with visitation on Friday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., and again on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 10 to11 a.m., with funeral services at 11 a.m. Pastor Ross Nelson will officiate. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. View Cory's obituary and leave online condolences at generationsfuneral.com