John J. Dippel
75, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2013. John was born on July 30, 1938 to the late Marinus "Joe" and Helen Dippel. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1956 and joined the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne serving two years. Subsequently, John worked for the Indiana Bell Yellow Pages/Ameritech Publishing for 33 years retiring in 1994 as a General Manager. He then started a second very successful career for 15 plus years in advertising promotions as an independent sales contractor for Winters & Associates. John's long desire to be a public servant came to fruition in 2006 serving the community of Westfield. He was elected to the last Westfield Town Council serving as Vice President and was a driving force for Westfield to not be annexed by the City of Carmel. For the first City Council of Westfield, John was elected to a four year term starting in 2008 and again in 2012. He was an active member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church and an avid golfer.
John is survived by wife of 52 years, Marcyann; sons, Nick, Joe and Daniel and daughters, Maura Kautsky and Andrea Doran; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Mary Heisig and a host of incredibly loving relatives and friends.
Friends may call on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 from 10 a.m. to Noon in St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 17104 Spring Mill Rd, Westfield, IN 46074, (due to road construction please exit on US31/Meridian at 126th or 146th to Spring Mill Rd.). Funeral service will follow at Noon. A memorial luncheon with immediately follow the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfield Youth Assistance Program. For a complete obituary and to sign the guestbook please go to http://www.bussellfamilyfunerals.com. Arrangements entrusted to Bussell Family Funerals , Carmel.
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