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 Leo Gary “Buzz” Jipp

Leo Gary “Buzz” Jipp

Birth
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 28 Oct 2011 (aged 73)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 79570096 · View Source
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DAVENPORT — Leo "Buzz" Gary Jipp died Friday, October 28, 2011, surrounded by his family at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport, following a brief battle with cancer.
Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Buzz was born September 8, 1938, in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Leo and Mable (Carlson) Jipp. He graduated from Davenport High School in 1957. He was a member of the baseball team and enjoyed playing city league basketball. Following high school he attended Carthage College. In 1959 Buzz married Carol Adam. During his marriage he became the proud father of his two sons — Gregory A. Jipp and Gary T. Jipp.
After college Buzz went to work at Caterpillar Tractor Inc. He was employed for 30 years before he eventually retired as a managing supervisor at the plant in Mt. Joy, Iowa. In his free time Buzz was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and golf. He was very involved in the Elks Lodge #298 where he was a member for 37 years. He loved to cook at the Elks and spend time with his many friends. Buzz always showed his deep love and pride for his six grandchildren and received great joy from attending their various sporting events. He was a very loving owner to his dog, Sassy, and was also a lifetime member of Weight Watchers.
His survivors include his sons, Gregory (Nancy) Jipp and Gary (Wendy) Jipp, both of Bettendorf, Iowa; his six grandchildren, Jacob, Kelsey, Zachary, Lindsey, Ashley and Taylor; his sisters, Annabelle (Dale) Baker of Kewaunee, Ill., and Marilyn (Joe) Cassatt of Davenport.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Carl Jipp, and his mother, Mable Francis (Carlson) Jipp.


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  • Created by: Ken Nagel
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79570096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo Gary “Buzz” Jipp (8 Sep 1938–28 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79570096, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .