|Fredric William Lippert|
He was born on April 18, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo.
He was the son of William F. Lippert and Ruth Snelling Lippert.Fred was raised in Waukegan, Ill., a graduate of Waukegan Township High School, Kendall College, Southwestern College and Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary.
He was ordained an Elder of the United Methodist Church of the Northern Illinois Conference in 1963.
Fred was appointed to and served churches in Rockford, Hampshire, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Waukegan and Aurora, Ill.
Since retiring to Land O’ Lakes, Fred served interim pastorates and preached at churches in St. Germain, Land O’ Lakes, Phelps, Eagle River, Boulder Junction and Three Lakes.
Survivors include Sally, his wife of 50 years; two daughters, Jennifer Kay O’Brien (Christopher) of Jamestown, Colo., and Jill Suzanne Lippert (Howard Hoshide) of Hilo, Hawaii; two grandsons, Roan Bryant O’Brien and Conall Fredric O’Brien.
He is also survived by his sister, Janet Boettle (Siefried) and family of Gurnee, Ill.; and his sister-in-law, Sally Farmer of Carol Stream, Ill., and her two children.
A celebration of his life will be held at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eagle River on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m.
The family requests no flowers, as a memorial fund has been established in his name to First Congregational United Church, 105 N. First St., Eagle River, WI 54521 and the Land O’ Lakes Food Pantry, P.O. Box 561, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540.
Online condolences may be expressed at gaffney-busha.com.
Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home of Eagle River, Wis., is serving the family.
|Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:18 AM|