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“Tim and Susan, So sorry to learn of your father's passing. Although we haven't been in contact for several years, I still wish to extend my deepest...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Beth PATTERSON - Columbus, OH

“We extend our sympathies to the family in the passing of Larry. During harvest time, Larry would join me in the early morning to work on the...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Neal and Jan Woessner - Oswego, IL

“Always a grin on his face----I'll miss that! ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Steve & Karen Bazzell - IL

“Big huts to you, Sue, and your family. We remember the fun trips to Iowa with you and Papa Gipe to get that good shrimp and chicken and ice cream...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: William Mason and Duane Yahn - WI

“Our hearts reach out to yours.......We will miss Larry's great smile and I will miss my hugs! He always had time to tell stories and listen to...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Larry & Linda Alexander - IL

“Was surprised to read about Larry's passing and am sending my sympathy to the family. Have been remembering the reunion's and gatherings we shared. ...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Phllis Carr Hagemann - Byron, IL

“Sue, Tim & family We are so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a very good man. I remember so many good time are families had together. I know he's...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Kyle & Jody (Cheeseman) Dirks - IL

“Tim and family and sue, sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Cherrie Simpson - milledgeville, IL

“Tim & Karla & family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Rick Kusk

“Tim Karla and families, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. You have my sympathy. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Rhonda Byers - Freeport, IL

“I am so sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I always enjoyed my visits with Larry and spoke to him just minutes before he passed. He...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Laurie Foltz

“Sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad!! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!! ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa & Wendell Miller - Polo, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. What a great person Larry was with a smile on his face all the time. We enjoyed our tractor ride's with him. He will...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Arnie and Ruth Ihnen - MN


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Larry Paul Gipe, age 76 of Milledgeville, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Morrison Community Hospital.

Larry was born on October 5, 1937 in Sterling to Ellwood David and Helen May (Grim) Gipe. He married Carol Sue Miller in Chadwick on August 31, 1958. She preceded him in death on October 26, 2002. Larry was a life long farmer, who had a love for antique tractors and going on tractor rides. He enjoyed his morning rituals drinking coffee in Milledgeville. Larry was a member of the Chadwick First Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Survivors include; one daughter, Susan Gipe of Polo; one son, Timothy (Karla) Gipe of Polo; one brother, Robert (Nancy) Gipe of Pearl City; two granddaughters, Shauna Gipe and Shannon (Tom Dawson) Gipe and one great grandson, Cooper Dawson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol and his parents.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Milledgeville. Funeral service will be on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Chadwick First Evangelical Lutheran Church with Reverend Christine Schoon & Reverend Rick Koch co-officiating. Burial will follow at Chadwick Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory.