Raymond Adam Sippel, 100, of Shorewood, formerly of Monee died on July 7, 2021 at the Timbers of Shorewood. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Fedde Helfrich Cross Funeral Home, Peotone. Funeral Services will be held immediately following the visitation at 5:00 PM. The Rev. Pat Morton of St. John’s United Church of Christ will be officiating.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ.
Mr. Sippel worked for 48 years for Clark Oil, Blue Island and farmed in Green Garden Township. He was born February 23, 1921, the son of Arthur and Clara (Weber) Sippel. He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ and the Fired and Retired Club at Clark Oil. His major goal was to live to 100. He loved antiquing, bird watching, vacation traveling and golf. He had a hole in one.
Mr. Sippel was married to Barbara (Gregerson) Sippel on April 20, 1946, in Chicago. She preceded in him death December 28, 2011. Mr. Sippel is survived by three daughters, Carol (Terry) Seggebruch of Morris, Judy (Daniel) Schlottman of Evans, GA, and Bonnie (David) Christman of Park Forest; one son Ronald (Karen) Sippel of Peotone; nine grandchildren Randy (Karla) Seggebruch, Brad Seggebruch, Kerri (Thomas) Marsh, Michael Sippel, Gregory (Dana) Sippel, Brooke (Craig) Baal, Carly (Bryan) Brewer, Jennifer (Andrew) Eheart and Joshua Christman; thirteen great grandchildren Ryan (Devyn) Seggebruch, Brandon (Mari) Seggebruch, Terrianne, Mary and Jeffrey Marsh, Hunter and Avery Sippel, Miles and Sawyer Baal, Clara and Camille Brewer, Hannah and Lilly Eheart; two great great grandchildren, Vivian Seggebruch, Carsyn Seggebruch and one on the way; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Sippel was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Clara (Weber) Sippel; his brothers and sister-in-law’s. Gilbert (Lorraine) Sippel and Clarence (Norma) Sippel; his sister and brother-in-law Claire (Kenton) Stephens and his special friend Virginia Shemwell.
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