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Wilbur H. Hipple
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1889
Sioux Rapids
Buena Vista County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1950
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

Wilbur Hipple Dies at 61
Conductor on Rock Island
Wilbur H. Hipple, 61, Rock Island passenger conductor of Estherville, died at 5 a.m. today in Holy Family hospital following a heart attack. He had been ill about six weeks.

Hipple, who had moved Nov. 1 with his family to Estherville from Iowa Falls, was a conductor on passenger trains 19 and 20 and ran between Estherville and Sioux Falls and Estherville and Cedar Rapids. He had worked for the Rock Island for 41 years.

He was born Sept. 17, 1889 [per cemetery records 1888], in Sioux Rapids and received his education there. Survivors include his wife, two daughters, Mrs. J. W. Engle and Mrs. James Collier, both of Philadelphia, three brothers, Harvey and John of Estherville and Earl of Davenport, two sisters, Mrs. Luella Conrey of Davenport and Mrs. Angela Phillips of Buffalo, N.Y., and a grandson.

Services have been postponed pending arrival of his daughters from the east. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 16, 1950)
Family links: 
  John Wesley Hipple (1861 - 1920)
  Mary Lucinda Gleason Hipple (1865 - 1916)
  Mellie E. Smith Hipple (1888 - 1959)*
  Harvey Gillette Hipple (1885 - 1974)*
  John Leroy Hipple (1886 - 1953)*
  Wilbur H. Hipple (1889 - 1950)
  Earl Hipple (1890 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Merllene
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67341743
Wilbur H. Hipple
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