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Paul Lipka

  • Birth 22 Nov 1892 La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1962 Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot E85, Gr 2
  • Memorial ID 72691333

Paul Lipka

Funeral services for Paul Lipka, 69, of 1480 Charters St., La Salle, who died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in People's Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Trinity United Church of Christ.

The Rev. Walter Kleffmann will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the Gearhart Funeral Home between 2 and 5 and 7 and 10 Thursday. The body will be taken to the church at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Mr. Lipka, who had been in ill health five years, was born Nov. 22, 1892, in La Salle, the son of Adam and Caroline Lipka.

He married Adeline Strauch June 30, 1892, in Sterling. The couple lived in the same home ever since their marriage.

Mr. Lipka worked in the store office of Westclox until his retirement.

He was a member of Trinity UCC and the Brotherhood. He was a past president and past vice president of the church council and a member of the Men's Benevolent Society of the Church.

He taught Sunday school for 42 years.

Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Joan) Prather of Waynesville, Ill.; a son Paul E. of Libertyville, Ill.; two brothers, Herman of La Salle and Emil of Peru, and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Carl, William, Otto, and Rudolph, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Hammerich.

The Daily News Tribune, April 5, 1962

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 72691333
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Lipka (22 Nov 1892–4 Apr 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72691333, citing Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Diane F (contributor 47536298) .