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Harold Schipper age 79, of Silex passed away Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday Aug. 17 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Charles Tichacek officiating. Burial will be in the St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Schipper will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Silex.
He was born June 2, 1934, in Gilmore, the son of Alois and Freida Hemmer Schipper. On Jan. 29, 1961, at Flint Hill, he married Faye Brown. She survives. Also surviving are: son, Mark Schipper of Silex; daughters Kimberly Wommack and husband Mike, Lisa Kerns all of Troy; grandchildren Jay Wommack, Josh Schipper, Ashley and Megan Kerns; great grandchildren Logan and Damon; brothers Maurice Schipper and wife, Betty, of Wellsville, Marty Schipper and wife Joan of Indianapolis, Ind. and sister Alice Roettger, of Josephville.
Mr. Schipper grew up on a farm in Gilmore and attended school in Josephville. He owned “Schipper’s Fina” gas station and convenience store in Dardenne until he sold the business, retired and moved to Silex.
He was a member of Silex Volunteer Fire Department, Lincoln County Coon Hunters Assoc., Washington County Coon Club and Lincoln County Beagle Club.
Memorials may be made to the family of Harold Schipper.
Online condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com