Louella C. Kipp, 91

Louella C. Kipp, 91, of Anna, died at 2:25 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, the Auglaize Acres, in Wapakoneta.

She was born on April 29, 1922, in Kettlersville, to the late Ernst and Amanda (Egbert) Brockreide.  

On Nov. 7, 1942, she married Eldred L. “Bud” Kipp Sr. in Gainesville, Texas, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 2009.   

Surviving are her children, Eldred (Sally) Kipp Jr. of Anna, Cheryl (Peter) Conidaris of Lima, John (Kathy) Kipp of Anna, Anna (Carl King) Saunders of Anna, and Betty (Charles) Steffeck of San Jose, Calif.  

Also surviving are her 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lola Shopp, of New Knoxville.  

She was also preceded in death by a brother, August Brockreide, and a sister-in-law, Lillian Motsinger.  

Mrs. Kipp was a lifetime member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, where she was actively involved in the women’s guild. She attended grade school in Kettlersville, and was a graduate of Anna High School. She was a member of the Hawthorne Chapter 119 of the Eastern Star of St. Marys, the Wapakoneta F.O.E. Lodge, the New Bremen Senior Citizens, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 241 Auxiliary of New Bremen, and lifetime member of the I.U.E. AFL-CIO 725 of Sidney.  

Mrs. Kipp was a homemaker, and also retired in 1984 from the Copeland Corporation of Sidney.    

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, the Rev. Charles Moeller, officiating.  

Burial will be in the Schwaberow Cemetery, Kettlersville.  

Calling hours will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.  

Memorial contributions can be given to the church memorial fund.  

Condolences to the Kipp family may be left at GilbergHartwigFh.com.