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 Deanna <I>Nipp</I> Kientz

Deanna Nipp Kientz

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 Jun 2012 (aged 69)
Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 92763533 · View Source
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b. 26 September 1942, Springfield, IL – d. 21 June 2012, Cookeville, Putnam Co., TN, d/o DeEdmund Nipp & Claudine Manderer.

Funeral services for Mrs. Deanna Nipp-Kientz, 69, known as ‘Dede' to her special friends, of Cookeville will be held Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m. at the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Rev. Lesley Hall will officiate. Burial will follow at Cookeville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Nipp-Kientz died Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

She was born September 26, 1942 in Springfield, IL to the late De-Edmund Nipp.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Deanna Kientz promoted peace and goodwill. She was a member of the Cookeville Quaker Meeting for 12 years. She was very active in Quaker Organizations. Deanna served as Treasurer of Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association of the Religious Society of Friends for the last few years.
Mrs. Nipp-Kientz worked as a librarian at Tennessee Tech for 21 years. She was a member of Tenn-Share, an effort that helps Tennessee libraries deliver efficient, effective library services through group purchasing power and innovative resource sharing projects.

In addition to her mother her family includes her husband of six years, Turtle Kientz of Cookeville; her twin sister, Judy Kloster of St. Joseph, Ill.; a son, David Howe of Jamestown, R.I.; a daughter, Amy Howe of Coronado, Calif.; a grandson, Timothy Howe of Jamestown, R.I.; and a granddaughter, Rebecca Howe of Jamestown, R.I.

She was preceded in death her father.




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