Monday, April 28th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Norbert Schipper
  Norbert F. Schipper, 87, of Botkins, died at 2:45 a.m. April 26, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
He was born March 25, 1921, in Rhine, to Albert and Matilda Schmitmeyer Schipper. On Feb. 15, 1947, he married Theresa Ann Stinebaugh, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Donald (Vicki) and Ronald (Katie), all of Botkins; six daughters, Sandra (Jerry) Bruns, Maria Stein, Shirley (Ronald) Dunn, Anna, Patricia (David) Butcher, Jacqueline (Rodney) Maurer and Judy (John) Oellerman, all of Botkins, and Janet (Jerry) Schnippel, Wapakoneta; a sister, Irene Hoying, McCartyville; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Fortman, Glandorf; 24 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother and his wife, Leonard and Mary; a sister, Mary Ann Fortman; and two grandchildren.
He worked for Stinebaugh Construction Co. for 38 years and later at Gehring & Burtchin Construction Co., Lima. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Botkins, and the Wapakoneta Bowling Association and was a 1940 graduate of Botkins High School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Sloneker officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30-10 a.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Contributions can be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Today
69°
Mostly Sunny
3%
Tonight
42°
Mostly Clear
2%
Tomorrow
73°
Mostly Sunny
Tomorrow Night
54°
Partly Cloudy
4%
Sunday
79°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Sunday Night
66°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Memorial Day
81°
Chance Thunderstorms
46%
Monday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
29%
Tuesday
80°
Chance Thunderstorms
45%
Tuesday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
35%
Wednesday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
47%
Wednesday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
31%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d