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Gerald L. Sipe

February 28, 1935 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 82)

Gerald L. Sipe, 82, of Decatur, Indiana passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Parkview Regional. He was born on February 28, 1935 in Berne, IN to the late John H. and Laura M. (Grauberger) Sipe. On January 25, 1957 he married Sunya Sue Wilson, she passed away on October 18, 1995. He then married Martha Jane (Van Matre) Fuelling on April 27, 2002.

He was a member of the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Gerald first worked at International Harvester and then was employed at Dolco Packaging.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Martha Jane; 1 son, Randall W. (Teresa) Sipe of Decatur, IN; 1 daughter, Jani L. (Tony) Mann of Bluffton, IN; 1 sister, Ruth Kitts of Mansfield, OH; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Marcia Sipe and 2 brothers, Henry Sipe and Harold Sipe.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. also at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home with calling from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Rev. Martin Moehring will be   officiating. Burial will take place at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Ossian, IN.

Memorials may be given to A.C.C.F. Angel Kidney Fund or the A.C.C.F. Angel Alzheimers Fund.



 Service Information

September 28, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
September 29, 2017

10:00 AM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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