Friday, May 11th, 2012
Fred R. Sipes, 68, St. Marys, died at 7:19 a.m. May 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born July 15, 1943, in Lima, to Ray Robert and Hilda Mabel Virtue Sipes. On Aug. 14, 1969, he married June E. Whitesell, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Chris (Melissa) Sipes, Neptune, and Ian Sipes, Neptune; a daughter, Gina (Jeremiah) Schaeffer, Dixon, Mo.; a brother, Ronald D. Sipes, Lima; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Deceased is a sister, Sherry Ann Pratt.
He was a 1961 graduate of Lima Senior High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in administration and a master of science degree in education at Bethel College, a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Wright State University, and a doctorate of philosophy in clinical hypnotherapy at American International University.
He retired from Golden Valley Living Center after many years of service in the medical field. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys, Michael Bissegger officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Calling is 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.