Obit: Kippenhan, Edwin #3 (1892 - 1960)




Surnames: Kippenhan, Reinhardt, Heintz, Vicklesberg, Wulf


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/04/1960


Kippenhan, Edwin #3 (27 AUG 1892 - 28 JAN 1960)


Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in Immanuel United Church of Christ for Edwin Kippenhan, 67, who died Thursday morning in St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield, where he had been a patient for 11 days.  He had suffered a stroke several months ago and previously had been a patient in Luther Hospital at Eau Claire and the Havenet Nursing Home in Owen.  The Rev. Orville Egbert officiated.  Burial was in the West Side Cemetery.


Mr. Kippenhan was born in the town of Mead (Clark Co., Wis.), Aug. 27, 1892, and was educated in the township school.  His marriage to Lena Reinhardt took place in Greenwood May 14, 1915.  Since their marriage they have lived on a farm 7 miles northwest of Greenwood.


He was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and had served as chairman of the town of Mead and was treasurer for several years of the Mead School District.


He is survived by his wife, three sons, Donald Kippenhan at home, George Kippenhan, Greenwood, and Calvin Kippenhan, Appleton; a daughter, Mrs. (Melinda) Heintz, Milwaukee; seven grandchildren; five brothers, Theodore Kippenhan, Owen; August, Arthur, John and Roland Kippenhan, all of Appleton, and five sisters, Miss Hilda Kippenhan and Mrs. Herbert (Emma) Vicklesberg, both of Appleton; Mrs. Elmer (Lydia) Wulf, Pueblo, Colo., and Misses Cilla and Louis Kippenhan, both of Neillsville.


He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys, a brother, Carl, and a sister, Helen.




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