Louella C. Kipp

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ANNA - Louella C. Kipp, 91, of Anna, died at 2:25 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Auglaize Acres, in Wapakoneta.
She was born on April 29, 1922, in Kettlersville, to the late Ernst and Amanda (Egbert) Brockreide. On Nov. 7, 1942, she married Eldred L. "Bud" Kipp Sr. in Gainesville, Texas, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 2009.
Surviving are her children, Eldred (Sally) Kipp Jr., of Anna, Cheryl (Peter) Conidaris, of Lima, John (Kathy) Kipp, of Anna, Anna (Carl King) Saunders, of Anna, and Betty (Charles) Steffeck, of San Jose, Calif. Also surviving are her 19 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Lola Shopp, of New Knoxville.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, August Brockreide, and a sister-in-law, Lillian Motsinger.
Mrs. Kipp was a lifetime member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, where she was actively involved in the Women's Guild. She attended grade school in Kettlersville and was a graduate of Anna High School. She was a member of the Hawthorne Chapter No. 119 of the Eastern Star of St. Marys, the Wapakoneta F.O.E. Lodge, the New Bremen Senior Citizens, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 241 Auxiliary of New Bremen and lifetime member of the I.U.E. AFL-CIO No. 725 of Sidney. Mrs. Kipp was a homemaker, and also retired in 1984 from the Copeland Corp. of Sidney.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville with Pastor Charles Moeller officiating. Burial will be in the Schwaberow Cemetery, Kettlersville.
Calling hours will be on Friday, July 19, 2013, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, and from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
Memorial contributions can be given to the church memorial fund. Condolences to the Kipp family may be left at
Published in Sidney Daily News on July 16, 2013
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