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 Robert Michael Pippel

Robert Michael Pippel

Birth
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA
Death 9 Oct 1987 (aged 36)
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA
Burial Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA
Memorial ID 45381316 · View Source
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Anchorage Daily News October 13, 1987

Graveside services for Robert M. Pippel, 36, were at the Palmer City Cemetery. The Palmer Elks Lodge No. 1842 officiated. Mr. Pippel died Oct. 9 in an automobile accident.

Born March 26, 1951, in Palmer, he had lived his entire life in Alaska. He attended local schools and Alaska Methodist University. He attended the University of Oregon at Eugene. For many years he worked as an insurance agent in the family business, the Pippel Insurance Co. Mr. Pippel was a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Elks Lodge, the Moose Lodge and the Jaycees. He served on the Palmer City Council and recently had been reelected. He enjoyed fishing, scuba diving, hunting, photography and was a private pilot. Music was his primary hobby and he performed for many years with local bands.

He leaves his parents, Bob and Kay Pippel of Palmer; two brothers, Tony, of Palmer, and Bill of Santa Cruz, Calif.; his grandmother, Melva Pippel of Palmer; and other relatives in California and Illinois. Friends gathered at the Palmer Elks Lodge. All his friends and friends of the family were invited. The family asks that any contributions be sent to the Mike Pippel Music Scholarship Fund, in care of the Palmer Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 30, Palmer, 99645.


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  • Created by: Nancy K
  • Added: 13 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45381316
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Michael Pippel (26 Mar 1951–9 Oct 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45381316, citing Pioneer Cemetery, Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Nancy K (contributor 46949542) .