MARGERY J. KLIPPING, 92 PEARL CITY - Margery J. Klipping, 92, of Pearl City, IL, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013, at the Lena Living Center in Lena, IL. She was born June 23, 1921, the daughter of Roy and Marion (Scott) Witt. She was a 1939 graduate of Freeport High School. Margery married Robert Klipping February 19, 1944; he passed away January 2, 2001. She and her husband farmed together until they retired. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, and gardening. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Margery is survived by three daughters, Mary (Dewey) Endress of Pearl City, Gayle (Keith) Arnold of Stockton, IL and Wendy (Brad) Lawrence of Pearl City; four sons, David (Shirley) of Freeport, IL, Terry (Linda) of Mt. Morris, IL, Karl (Christine) of Forreston, IL, and Thomas of Stockton; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Delores Klipping of Freeport and Avril Witt of Freeport. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Dorothy Brock; and two brothers, Roy and William. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Hermann Funeral Home in Pearl City. There will be a one hour visitation before the service beginning at 9 a.m. Internment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Freeport. A memorial fund had been established for Unity Hospice. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with her family at hermannfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Journal-Standard from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15, 2013