Leroy "Lee" G. Lippmann
Born: February 22, 1953 in Chicago, IL
Died: September 12, 2021 in DeKalb, IL
Leroy "Lee" G. Lippmann, 68, of Shabbona, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Northwestern Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb. Lee passed away surrounded by family after a long, hard battle with multiple health issues. He was born February 22, 1953 in Chicago, the son of Lawrence and Arlene (Headley) Lippmann. He married Susan Smith on July 12, 1980 in Northlake, IL.
Lee was a truck driver for twenty-five years for Forces Inc. in Naperville. He loved his job and enjoyed his time spent in the truck. He loved Harley-Davidson motorcycles and enjoyed going on motorcycle rides. He liked to travel and visit numerous state and national parks. Nothing brought Lee more joy than spending time with family. He rarely missed a sporting event of his grandson, Adrian. Later in life, he developed a passion for trying new recipes, especially for the grill and smoker.
Lee is survived by his wife, Susan, of Shabbona; two children, Kimberlee (Michael) Barnes, of Waterman and Stacy Lippmann of Shabbona; grandson, Adrian Lippmann of DeKalb; a sister, Lola Worel of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
Lee is preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Lippmann; mother and step-father, Arlene and Lyle Treat; a son, Rodney Lippmann; and a brother, Larry Lippmann.
Cremation care has been provided by Jacobson-Torman Funeral Home in Shabbona. A celebration of life will take place at 4 P.M. on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Shabbona Community Church, 104 E. Navaho in Shabbona with Pastor Peter Kolb officiating. A visitation will be from 1 P.M. until the time of the service at the church. Contributions in Lee's memory may be directed to the family for a memorial to be established.
Published by The MidWeek News from Sep. 13 to Sep. 22, 2021.