Donald E Tippey

Donald E Tippey

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    Lewistown - Donald E. Tippey, 84, of 11810 E County 14 Hwy; passed away at 11:50 AM Saturday December 4, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. He was born May 17, 1926 at Isabel Twp; Fulton County, the son of Orville and Marie (Severns) Tippey. He married Oretta Davis on Oct. 5, 1946 at Lewistown. She survives with 2 sons, Barry (Barbara) Tippey of Lexington, KY; Chris (Amy) Tippey of Pekin, 1 daughter, Janie (Jeff) Shumaker of Lewistown, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 brother, Phillip L. (Beth) Tippey of Buhl, Idaho. He was preceded by 1 daughter, and 1 sister. Don was a farmer and a coal miner for Freeman United Coal Company. He was a WW 2 navy veteran. He was a member of the Lewistown First Presbyterian Church, past master of Lewistown Lodge 104 AF&AM, Valley of Peoria Scottish Rite, and Mohammed Shrine. He had been a 4-H Leader for the Jolly Workers, and had served on the Lewistown High School Board and Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation Board. Services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010 at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown, with Reverend Danie deBeer officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Monday Dec. 6, 2010 at the memorial home, with Masonic Services at 6:45 PM. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military rites conducted by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and American Legion Bishop Post 1. Memorial contributions may be made to Lewistown First Presbyterian Church. To view Don's life tribute video or to send condolences, visit

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