|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1911|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 2004|
Edward L. Sipes, Sr. of Mitchell, IN, formerly of Marion, IN, died Wednesday, December 1, 2004, at his residence. Born February 8, 1911, in Martin County, IN, he was the son of William Dennis and Della (Shoemaker) Sipes. He married Charlotte Kohlmorgen December 24, 1979, and she survives.
Surviving with his wife are two sons, Edward L. Sipes, Jr. and wife, Betsy, of Marion, IN, and Leslie Sipes and wife, Susan, of Fort Wayne, IN; four daughters: Maxine Hiatt and husband, Gary, of Marion, IN, Lynda Cunningham and husband, Sonny, of Pflugerville, TX, Letha Stanton and husband, Brian, of Muncie, IN, and Penny Hilton and husband, Troy, of Marion, IN; two stepsons, Melvin Eric Blue and wife, Betty, of Macclenny, FL, and Kevin Blue and wife, Susan, of Muncie, IN; two brothers, Richard Sipes, of Anderson, IN, and Dale Sipes, of Greenfield, IN; two sisters, Maude Dilley, of Indianapolis, and Helen Morris, of Knightstown, IN; 18 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by ten brothers, Glessner, Chauncey, Delmar, Arthur, John, Willard, Leroy, Chester, Ora, and Kenneth Sipes; two sisters, Laura Cockerham and Fern Jackson; and a grandson, Marcus.
He retired from GM Fisher Body Plant in Marion, and was a US Army veteran of World War II and also served in the Indiana National Guard. He was a member of Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church, White River Masonic Lodge No. 332 F. & A. M., and Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis.
There will be a memorial service for Edward Sipes at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4th, at Chastain Funeral Home. Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home, where the White River Masonic Lodge No. 332 F. & A. M. will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. that evening. Memorial Gifts may be made to: The Angel Foundation, Hoosier Uplands Hospice, or Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home at 705 West Warren Street, Mitchell, Indiana 47446
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Maintained by: Chris Sipes
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
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