Shirley Lipps

  • Born: January 30, 1948
  • Died: July 2, 2019
  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Beaver Dam

N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Tel. (920) 885-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family

Shirley Lipps, 71, of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Sylvan's Crossings in Beaver Dam.

Shirley was born the daughter of Joseph and Lena (Hadley) Buresh on January 30, 1948 in Sheridan, Wyoming. She was married to Lawrence E. Lipps on May 20, 1972 in Fairfield, Montana. Shirley was employed with Mischler's Harley-Davidson in Beaver Dam for 35 years. Shirley enjoyed the outdoors both camping and fishing especially in Montana. She loved reading, gardening, and taking trips to the casino.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Larry of Beaver Dam; her two children: Michelle Martinez of Oak Park, IL and James (Janet) Lipps of Beaver Dam; five grandchildren: Joseph and Jordan Martinez and Brandon, Autumn and Ayden Lipps; her siblings: Sharon (James) Jacobson and Stanley (Cindy) Buresh both of Fairfield, Montana; her brother-in-law, Willard (Ling) St. Germaine of Wayne, IL; sisters-in-law: Mary (Lynn) Blankenship of Portland, OR, Martha Miller of Beaver Dam, and Christine (Neil) Woodruff of Pennsylvania; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Gary Buresh; her sister, Jolee Heiberg; brother-in-law, Edwin Miller; and two siblings in infancy.

A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Monday, July 22, 2019.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm so sorry for your loss Larry.

Posted by Chris Wopp - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   July 23, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.

Posted by Jayne Boebel - Tomahawk, WI - Friend   July 22, 2019

Michelle my sincere condolences to you and the family- My prayers for the family

Posted by Doris Ponce - San Juan, TX - Friend   July 17, 2019

Brent grew up with this lovely lady. We are so sorry to hear of her passing. Our sincere condolences to you Larry and your family.

Posted by Brent and Kathy Hadley - Choteau, MT - Family   July 04, 2019

Marti and Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. May Larry's wife be at peace. May she be happy in Paradise.

Posted by Kathye Triantafillou - Athens, Greece - Friend   July 04, 2019

I am so sad to hear of Shirley's passing. Sending prayers and Love to Larry and the family. Rest in Peace dear Shirley. I know you will be missed by many.

Posted by Dale Cleveland - Alton, IL   July 03, 2019

Jim and Janet, So sorry to hear about your mom-mother in law. I'll keep you in my prayers.
Rhonda and Joe Vice

Posted by Rhonda Vice - Watertown, WI - Friend   July 03, 2019

So sorry for your loss may she RIP always remember her smile

Posted by Socorro Martinez - San Juan, TX - Acquaintance   July 03, 2019

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