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DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Robert H. Shipe
The Herald Republican, No date on clipping

Jan. 3, 1928-Oct. 5, 1986

Robert H. Shipe, 58, Ashley, died Sunday at DeKalb Hospital, Auburn. He was born in Hudson to Bert and Hannah Cottrell Shipe.

Surviving are his wife, Rose Ellen Rowe Shipe; three sons, Stephen A. Shipe, Waterloo; Gregory R. Shipe, Golden Lake; and James B. Shipe, at home; one daughter, Peggy R. Shipe, at home; two brothers, John Shipe, Port Charlotte, Fla., and Carl Shipe, Golden Lake; and one grandchild.

Mr. Shipe was retired from International Harvester and also owned a saw sharpening business in Ashley for 20 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Ashley Masonic Lodge 614.

Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Kistler Funeral Home, Ashley-Hudson, with the Rev. Vern Noll officiating. Masonic services were held Tuesday evening.

Burial will be in Circle Cemetery, Hudson. Memorials may be made to the Ashley Masonic Lodge.

Submitted by Roselyn Wells

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