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Louis Lee Gipe

Friday, January 11, 2008

March 25, 1928-Jan. 9, 2008

BIRD CITY -- Louis Lee Gipe, 79, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2008), at Cheyenne County Hospital in St. Francis.

He was born March 25, 1928, in Cheyenne County, Kan.

He was a farmer and worked at a grain elevator.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Williams) Gipe in 2001.

Survivors include two sons, Dwayne Gipe of Omaha and Larry Gipe of North Platte; three sisters, Lilly Ruth Edmonston of Bird City, Mildred Bangerter of North Salt Lake City, Utah, and Leona Ross of Clinton, Utah; 11 granchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Bird City. Burial will be at the Bird City Cemeteryl.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m., SCT, at Knodel Funeral Home in Bird City.

Memorials may be made to Cheyenne County EMTs or the Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Association.

Knodel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.