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John Ronald Liptrap

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John Ronald Liptrap

Shenandoah, TX - John Ronald Liptrap, 76, formerly of the Boswell community and had been residing in Shenandoah, TX, passed away in the Avanti Senior Living in Shenandoah, TX on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 9:07 p.m.

John was born in Danville, IL on February 21, 1942. He was the son of the late John Ermal and Hazel Eloise (Tarpley) Liptrap. John was raised on a farm just outside Boswell, graduating from Boswell High School in 1960. He attended Purdue University.

He entered the service in 1968 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1972. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

John later worked as a flight instructor for various flight schools in the Houston area. After his retirement, John volunteered his time at memory care centers in The Woodlands, TX.

John attended The Woodlands Christian Church in The Woodlands, TX.

On December 22, 1962, John married Donna Jean Greenwood in Boswell, IN. She preceded him in death on July 3, 1997. On July 3, 1998, John married Carolyn Sue Comstock in The Woodlands, TX. She preceded John in death on September 16, 2012.

John leaves behind a son, John Earl Liptrap, The Woodlands, TX; a grandson, John Michael Liptrap, The Woodlands, TX; a sister, Janet (Marty) Shields, Boswell, IN and two nieces, Tara and Dena. Also he leave behind his beloved pet Shih Tzu, Casey. He was preceded in death by his parents and two wives.

Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Thursday, July 12th, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the West Lebanon Cemetery, West Lebanon, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation Research.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on July 11, 2018
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