Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Frank E Stipp, 91, of Purdy, died Saturday Oct. 1, 2005, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville.

He was born on the family farm in Purdy on Sept. 15, 1914, the son of Frances and Catherine (Cznaski) Stipp. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Burdolski, who preceded him in death on Dec. 7, 1996. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Veronica Bailey; one grandson, David and three sisters, Mary Smith, Emma Candido and Sophie Smith.

Survivors include: two sons, Thomas Stipp and his wife, Kathi, of Purdy, and Robert Stipp, of Purdy; five daughters, Veronica Edwards and her husband, Joe, of Monett, Missouri, Sandra Forester and her husband, Tom, of Purdy, Patricia Ray and her husband, Harvey,of Butterfield, Barbara Stipp, of Purdy, and Pam Cunningham and her husband, Bill, of Purdy; 13 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

He lived on the family farm all his life. He enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as being a dairy farmer. He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, in St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Pulaskifield. Burial was in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Pulaskifield.


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