Today
41°
Decreasing Clouds
1%
Tonight
28°
Partly Cloudy
1%
Tomorrow
41°
Rain Showers Likely
59%
Tomorrow Night
33°
Chance Rain Showers
52%
Monday
46°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Monday Night
38°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Tuesday
47°
Partly Sunny
15%
Tuesday Night
27°
Mostly Clear
6%
Wednesday
40°
Partly Sunny
11%
Wednesday Night
30°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Thursday
48°
Mostly Cloudy
36%
Thursday Night
34°
Chance Rain Showers
52%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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.
Additional obituaries on this date
Betty Jane Wellman, 92, Celina, passed away at 10:45 a.m. Oct. 8, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Evelyn R. Burger, 87, St. Marys, died at 8 a.m. Oct. 7, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Nancy K. Patterson, 70, passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at The Gardens in Celina.
S [More]
Staff Sgt. Jeffrey E. Gray II, 35, Celina, died at 8:40 p.m. Oct. 2, 2013, at Mercer Health in Coldwater. [More]
Elizabeth Margaret K. Klug, 31, New Haven, Ind., passed away Oct. 1, 2013.
Sh [More]