|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 25, 2010|
Sylvia, of Westphalia, died peacefully on Monday. She was adopted by Mildred and William Leppla. She graduated from Ludington High School in 1959. Married to Joseph P. Lipinski in 1960, with whom she had four daughters. Later divorced, she was employed at WJIM and General Motors until her retirement. Sue loved people and made friends wherever she went. She dedicated her life to serving others who benefited from her company and her cuisine. Awarded Volunteer of the Year by Hospice of Michigan. Member of St. Mary's Parish in Westphalia. She loved to cook, garden, and play cards with friends and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and live music.
She is survived by her husband of 15 years, William Connelly; her four children, Lisa Lipinski (Christopher Klug); Angela Rand (Mitch), Antoinette Goodman, and Susan Oliver; seven grandchildren including Jacob, Alexander, and Benjamin Rand, Ella and Lucas Goodman, and Avery and Chloe Oliver.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Rev. James Conlon Thursday, October 28, 2010 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia. The rosary was prayed and Scripture read. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, October 29, 2010 at St. Simon Catholic Church, Ludington. The Alexander-Rye Funeral Home, Ludington, MI. was in charge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services in memory of Sue. Arrangements are entrusted to the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Portland.
North Victory Cemetery
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Oct 25, 2010
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