Dale Douglas Shippy
Cedarville - Dale Douglas Shippy, Cedarville, died Thursday evening in Freeport Memorial Hospital. Mr. Shippy, a member of the Cedarville American Legion, was employed by Structo Mfg. Co. He was born June 3, 1911, in Oneco Township, the son of Douglas and Lydia (Wohlford) Shippy. He married Erma Yeager June 7, 1958, in Dubuque, Iowa. Surviving are his widow, three stepsons, Paul Haefner, Mount Carroll, Gerald Haefner, Freeport, and Charles Haefner, La Mirada, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Cledith (Barbara) Purdom, Nahunta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Pearl Lawler, Dakota, Mrs. Velma Casselman, Freeport, Mrs. Kenneth (Mildred) Bender, Red Oak, and Mrs. Vernon (Beulah) Smith, Ridott; and a brother, Lester of Orangeville. He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, and two brothers. Funeral service will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. in Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home. Rev. John Bruce will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Sunday.
A Tribute published in the pages of FREEPORT JOURNAL - STANDARD Freeport, Illinois September 23, 1966 Memorial Obituary Entered Into Eternal Rest Thursday, September 22, 1966. Submitted by: Julie Haefner on 21 Aug 2001