Sara Lipsys, 71, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away February 28, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 27, 1942 and raised in Beatrice, NE, daughter of Adam and Cora Belle Hohbein. She enjoyed fishing, had a passion for the holidays and was an avid Nebraska Husker football fan. She also had a deep love for her family and especially enjoyed doing things for her grandchildren and children. Sara was preceded in death by her husband, Max R. Lipsys, her parents and four siblings. She is survived by her daughters, Rene Latta and Lisa A. Versch, three grandchildren, Colette Latta, Timothy J. Versch, Jr. and Max D. Versch, and her sister, Margie Trauernicht. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to KC Hospice in memory of Sara. Condolences may be shared with the family at Cremation Center of Kansas City, 913-384-5566,

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Published in Kansas City Star on Mar. 2, 2014