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Norma Tippie

September 4, 1933 — July 29, 2021

Norma Tippie

Norma J. Tippie, 87, of Aledo, Illinois formerly of Keithsburg died Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Mercer Manor, Aledo.

Cremation has been accorded.  A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 1st from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, Keithsburg.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for Keithsburg Fire Department or Keithsburg First Christian Church or OSF Hospice.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is assisting the family.

Norma was born September 4, 1933 in Oquawka, Illinois the daughter of Norman and Ivah Simmons Pullen.  She graduated from Keithsburg High School.  On January 6, 1951 she married Donald Tippie.  They were married for 70 years, until he passed away two months ago on May 25, 2021.  For many years, the couple lived in Naples, Florida, then later traveled between Illinois and Florida… but, Keithsburg was always “home”.  Norma had worked at Cannon Bronze, Keithsburg.  In her younger days, she enjoyed playing softball.

Those left to cherish her memory are children and their families:  Doris (Mark) Bell and their kids, Melinda (Brian) Cumberworth, D.J. Sheriff, Dalana (Tanner) Schmidt and grandkids, Drew, Elizabeth, Elisha, Jordon, Carter, Donald Ray, Payton, Bennett and Braxten; Donald Jr. “Bub” (Deanna) Tippie and their kids, Donovan (Danielle) Tippie and Shaun (Rebecca) Tippie and grandkids, Derik, Carson and Cannon; Brenda (Chris) Neeld and their kids, Terry (Stacey) Neeld, Tony (Bonnie) Neeld, Travis (Emily) Neeld and Tamala (Matthew) Parchert and grandkids, Breanna, Christopher, Michael, Larissa, Madelynn, Keatyn, Sheldynn, Kylee, Kaycee and Kenedee and Judy (Jeff) Smith and their kids, Meridith (Scott) Steines and Alison (Eric) Maubach and grandkids, Caitlynn, Griffen, Noah, Parker (Heaven), Layne and Hayden, as well as great great grandkids, Haili, Ealiyah and Raelynn and sister-in-law:  Evelyn Christie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life Visitation

Sunday, August 1, 2021

1:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Keithsburg First Christian Church

2003 Main St, Keithsburg, IL 61442

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