Edward N. "Ed" Lipp, 97, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, September 20, 2018, at the Providence Care Center, Sandusky.
Born on April 12, 1921, in Sandusky, OH the son of Edward and Mary (Tigges) Lipp. He was a 1940 graduate of Sandusky High School. Ed was a veteran having served his country honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during W.W. II.
He had worked as a Brick Mason from 1949 until he started at New Departure-Hyatt Inc. (a Division of General Motors) working there for nearly 20 years, retiring in 1986. Ed enjoyed working on cars, but he was especially proud of the fact that he had built his own home that he and his wife had lived in for years.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post # 83.
Ed is survived by a daughter, Judith M. "Judy" Rupp of Sandusky; a son, James E. "Jim" (Phyllis) Lipp of Sandusky; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite Cooley of Heath, OH; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 77 years, Dorothy H. (Scott) Lipp on April 23, 2018; a son-in-law, David D. Rupp, Sr.; brother, Arthur "Art" Lipp; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 at the funeral home. Rev. Eric Bodenstab officiating. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, OH.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in his memory to Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870; or Donors Favorite Charity.
Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Ed's family at davidfkoch.com.