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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Shirley Laipply
  Shirley J. Laipply, 78, Van Wert, died at 12:59 p.m. Oct. 8, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital.
She was born Sept. 8, 1935, in Convoy, to Cletus and Berniece Hilton Frane. On June 23, 1961, she married Robert Laipply, who survives.
Also surviving are her sons, Bob Laipply, Spring Arbor, Mich., and Steve Laipply, Dallas; a daughter, Julie (Mike) Garke, Burkettsville; and three grandchildren, Adam, Rebecca and Nathan Laipply.
She retired in 2011 from Hilton Jewelry and Kulwicki Insurance in Convoy, and was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert. She graduated in 1953 from Convoy-Union High School, and was trustee and former secretary of the Convoy Community Foundation.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert, Fr. Stanley Szybka and Fr. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Convoy.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert.
Memorial donations may be given to the Convoy Community Foundation.
Condolences may be left at www.cowanfuneralhome.com.
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