Obit: Kippenhan, Paul (1925 - 1978)

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----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 06/14/1978



Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 15 at Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood, for Paul Kippenhan, 53, of Route 2, Greenwood, Wis.

Mr. Kippenhan passed away at 4:24 a.m., Monday, June 12, 1978 at his home.

Rev. Larry Davis will officiate at the services and interment will be in the West Side Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, after 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, and at the church after 10:30 a.m., Thursday June 15.

Paul Kippenhan was born to Theodore and Martha Kippenhan on May 3, 1925 in the Town of Mead and received his education at Kippenhan School.

He was a Korean Veteran, serving in the Army from Feb. 27, 1951 until Feb. 4, 1953.

On Aug. 14, 1954, he was married to Julia Scheel in Neillsville. They farmed in the Town of Mead until the fall of 1965, when they purchased the tavern, known as Kippenhan's Tavern, and operated it until his death.

Survivors include his wife, Julia two brothers, Alvin of Greenwood; and Herbert of Wausau; and three sisters, Mrs. Emmery (Norma) Sieger of Kenosha; Mrs. Elmer (Esther) Meinhardt of Sheboygan Falls; and Mrs. Price (Rosa) David of Milwaukee.

Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, is in charge of arrangements.




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