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.LaVerne M. Degeneffe Zippel (1938 - 2012) .

Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

. February 26, 2012  .
Green Bay Press-Gazette .

LaVerne M. Zippel (1938 - 2012) Visit Guest Book LaVerne M. Zippel, 73, Gillett, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2012, following a long illness. LaVerne was born March 14, 1938, at Oconto, to the late Raymond and Dora (Degeneffe) Tiegs. LaVerne married Philip Zippel in Oconto. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Gillett.

She was employed at Meunier's Coast to Coast, Gillett. LaVerne loved flowers and gardening.

LaVerne is survived by her husband, Philip, Gillett; her son, Todd (Nancy), Gillett; five brothers and two sisters-in-law, Norbert Tiegs, Lena; Ralph Tiegs, Donald (Heather) Tiegs, all of Oconto; Wesley Tiegs, Milwaukee; Gerald (Donna) Tiegs, Racine; one sister Violet Reed, Oconto; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Tiegs, Tennessee; Gwen Zippel, Gillett; one brother-in-law, Gaylord Zippel, Gillett; and many nieces and nephews.

LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Ivan Tiegs; two sisters-in-law, Lorraine Tiegs and Yvonne Tiegs; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carl and Evelyn Zippel; one sister-in-law, Lois Zippel; and one brother-in-law, Everett Zippel

There will be no visitation or funeral services. Inurnment in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.

Kuehl Funeral Home, P.O. Box 317, Gillett, WI, 54124-0317 (920-855-2144) is assisting LaVerne's family with arrangements.

Please visit and leave messages of condolence in the guest book if you would like.

Laverne's family would like to thank the people from Unity Hospice, especially Pam, Bud, and Cheryl, for all the care they gave, Also, to everyone at Meadowlands, Oconto Falls, especially Pam, and the staff at Sharpe Care Ltd., Oconto Falls.

LaVerne's family has requested that memorials be sent to Unity Hospice, 2366 Oak Ridge Circle, De Pere, WI, 54115.