Ernest Paul Stipech

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Ernest Paul Stipech, 89, of Lampe, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at his home.

He was born Dec. 5,1931, in Calumet, Mich., the son of Edward and Exilda (Brunet) Stipech. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane McLean, who preceded him in death on Aug. 3, 2001. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Barbara Strohm; one grandson, Nicholas Ryan Cahill; two sisters, Dorrie Ojala and Marian Francis and one brother, Edward Stipech.

Survivors include: four daughters, Elizabeth Medbury and her husband John of Tucson, Ariz., Jean Stipech of Lampe, Linda Cahill and her husband Sean of Riverside, Calif., and Kathleen Widney and her husband Arthur of San Bernadino, Calif.; two brothers, Frank Stipech of Chassell, Mich., and Don Stipech of Tehachapi, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Calumet, Mich., graduating from Calumet High School. He then joined the U.S. Army, serving for four years. After being honorably discharged he returned to Michigan before moving to California and eventually settling in Lampe. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Shell Knob.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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