Lucille E. Kipp, 80, of Cozad, Nebraska, formerly of Bertrand, Nebraska, died on Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Cozad.
She was born February 4th, 1932, southwest of Maywood, Nebraska, to William and Ethel (Lockhart) Kahler, the first of four children: Lucille, Don, Louise and Gary.
Lucille attended grade school in Smithfield, Nebraska, and High School in Bertrand. On April 30th, 1953, she was united in marriage to Neil Kipp of Edison, Nebraska. They made their home first in Bertrand and then moved to Elsie, Nebraska and then back to Bertrand. They were blessed with two children, Eugene and Christine.
Neil passed away on July 15th, 1977. Lucille worked at different nursing homes over the years. She enjoyed taking care of the elderly and treating them like they were family. She also enjoyed embroidering until her health would not let her anymore.
Her parents precede her in death, husband Neil Kipp and brother Gary Kahler.
Survivors include her son: Eugene Kipp, Bertrand, Nebraska; daughter: Christine and husband John Delp of Smithfield, Nebraska; brother: Don Kahler of Omaha, Nebraska; sister: Louise and husband Rodney Derr of Corpus Christi, Texas; sister-in-law: Peggy Kahler of Arapahoe, Nebraska; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
There will be no viewing or visitation as Lucille chose cremation. Memorial services were held Sunday, December 30th, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Elwood, Nebraska, with Pastors Darrel Wissmann and Bonnie Brock.
Inurnment will be at a later date.
Memorials are to go to the Bertrand Rescue Unit or the Elwood Rescue Unit.
Condolences and personal reflections may be left at elwoodfuneralhome.com
Elwood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.