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 Ronald F. Lipsius

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Ronald F. Lipsius

Birth
Death
16 May 1966 (aged 30)
Burial
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID
73458282 View Source

Ronald Lipsius was born September 14, 1935, in Williamsburg, Iowa to Fred A. "Peck" and Mae Ruth Lipsius, they ran a Clover Farm grocery store.
He had two brothers, Robert and Gerry, and two sisters, Joyce Lipsius Lenaghan and Donna Lipsius Porter.
Ronnie served in Korea for two years, he worked as an accountant in Cedar Rapids, then as a meat cutter for an A&P store, he opened his own Clover Farm Store in Iowa City on April 1, 1965.

On December 27, 1961, he married Rose Marie Cortimiglia.

On May 16, 1966, he was shot by a young woman after she stole $50 from the store's cash register.

He left behind three young children, Susan Marie, 3, Richard James, 2, and Daniel John, one year old. His wife Rose Marie, pregnant with the couple's fourth child, gave birth to daughter Carol two weeks after her husband's murder.

His employee, Mrs. White, said, "He was the most wonderful person I have ever worked for."
From: iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/ronald-lipsius/

Ronald Lipsius was born September 14, 1935, in Williamsburg, Iowa to Fred A. "Peck" and Mae Ruth Lipsius, they ran a Clover Farm grocery store.
He had two brothers, Robert and Gerry, and two sisters, Joyce Lipsius Lenaghan and Donna Lipsius Porter.
Ronnie served in Korea for two years, he worked as an accountant in Cedar Rapids, then as a meat cutter for an A&P store, he opened his own Clover Farm Store in Iowa City on April 1, 1965.

On December 27, 1961, he married Rose Marie Cortimiglia.

On May 16, 1966, he was shot by a young woman after she stole $50 from the store's cash register.

He left behind three young children, Susan Marie, 3, Richard James, 2, and Daniel John, one year old. His wife Rose Marie, pregnant with the couple's fourth child, gave birth to daughter Carol two weeks after her husband's murder.

His employee, Mrs. White, said, "He was the most wonderful person I have ever worked for."
From: iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/ronald-lipsius/


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  • Maintained by: Gerry Lipsius
  • Originally Created by: Sue
  • Added: 16 Jul 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 73458282
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73458282/ronald-f-lipsius: accessed ), memorial page for Ronald F. Lipsius (14 Sep 1935–16 May 1966), Find a Grave Memorial ID 73458282, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery New, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA; Maintained by Gerry Lipsius (contributor 48349766).