Fred R. Sipes, 68

Fred R. Sipes, 68, of St. Marys, died at 7:19 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on July 15, 1943, in Lima, to Ray Robert and Hilda Mabel (Virtue) Sipes, and they preceded him in death.

On Aug. 14, 1969, he married June E. Whitesell, and she survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Chris (Melissa) Sipes of Neptune and Ian Sipes of Neptune; a daughter, Gina (Jeremiah) Schaeffer of Dixon, Mo.; a brother; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys, 1175 E. Greenville Road, with Michael Bissegger officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in St. Marys.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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