Darlene Doris Wipperman 90, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home.
Darlene was born on April 26, 1928, in Preston, Iowa, the daughter of Claude Ellsworth and VeNona Enid (Burns) Kelly. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran in Preston; and graduated from Preston High School. Darlene was united in marriage to Rev. John Fredrick Wipperman on June 13, 1948, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Preston. Together in John’s ministry, Darlene and John served at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids; St. John’s Lutheran Church in Arlington; Atonement Lutheran Church in Clinton and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Manson.
Darlene is survived by a son, Gary (Kristen) Wipperman of Cedar Falls, Iowa; a daughter, Gail (Arthur) Wisner of Westminster, Maryland; a son, Greg (Robyn Freeman) Wipperman of Wilmington, North Carolina; six grandchildren, Braden (Kimberly) Wipperman, Alek Wipperman, Devin Wipperman, Melissa (Ricky) Davis, Steve (Lindsey) Wisner, and Brian (Stefanie) Wisner; six great grandchildren, Caelyn Wipperman, Reece Wipperman, Brynn Wipperman, Kaitlin Davis, Sarah Davis, and Lottie Wisner. Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, J. F. Wipperman, her parents, and two brothers, Dale Kelly and Donald Kelly.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School in Waverly with Pastor Patricia Shaw officiating. Visitation will be held an hour prior to services at the church. Graveside services will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Manson, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Western Home Communities, Cedar Valley Hospice or to ELCA World Hunger. Online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-352-1187
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