Emil George Philipak

Emil George Philipak

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 16 Jan 2020 (aged 88)
Oakville, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Plot Cremated
Memorial ID 206347251 · View Source
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Detective Emil G. Philipak, DSN 2875, received his commission on 02/03/1958. Upon completion of the academy Detective Philipak served in the following districts and specialized divisions through out his career. They were the 9th, Traffic / Control Section, 9th, Canine Section, Mobile Reserve Section, 4th, 2nd, Evidence Technician Unit (E.T.U.), and finally the Bureau of Investigation. Detective Philipak retired on 06/22/1985 having served 27.38 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department. It should be noted that his son Officer Steven J. Philipak, DSN 1142, deceased, followed his father into the field of law enforcement.

Detective Philipak was a veteran of the United States Navy as a Radio Operator 3rd Class and served from October of 1952 to July of 1954.

Baptized into the Hope of Christ’s Resurrection, born in St. Louis on July 11, 1931 and passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the age of 88. Beloved father of Cheryl Philipak, Connie (Joe) Grimes and the late Steven Philipak; loving grandfather of Brad (Claire) Grimes, Ted (Caitlin) Grimes and Matthew (Lauryn) Grimes; special great-grandfather of Lily, Brody and Aspyn Grimes.

Emil was a retired St. Louis Police Officer, a member of the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, retired from Boeing, honorably discharged from the United States Navy and was very active at St. Gabriel Catholic Church.

SERVICE: Visitation Friday, January 24th from 9:00 am until time of Service at 10:00 am at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 6303 Nottingham Ave. St. Louis, MO 63109. In lieu of flowers, donations in Emil’s name may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 1415 Elbridge Payne Rd., #150; Chesterfield, MO 63017.



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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 18 Jan 2020
  • Find A Grave Memorial 206347251
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emil George Philipak (11 Jul 1931–16 Jan 2020), Find A Grave Memorial no. 206347251, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) Burial Details Unknown.