Blanche Bish Lipke

BLANCHE BISH LIPKE Blanche Bish Lipke, 77, of Wilmington, NC, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was born February 27, 1937, in Detroit, MI, to the late Cloyse Bish and Ruth Bushway Bish. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Keith Swartout. Survivors include her husband, Dale Lipke; four sons, Stephen, Michael, Curt and Craig Lipke; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11am, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, 18737 US Hwy 17 N., Hampstead, NC 28443. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Hampstead Chapel
17730 Hwy. 17 N. Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 270-3401

Published in the Wilmington Star-News on June 1, 2014