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Everett Zippel - Departed on Feb 01, 2009 - Town of Oconto Falls, WI

Everett Zippel

Born in Town of Gillett, WI on Jun 11, 1936

Died on Feb 01, 2009 and resided in Town of Oconto Falls, WI

Everett Zippel, 72, Gillett, died Sunday evening, February 1, 2009 at home following a five week illness with cancer. He was born June 11, 1936 in the Town of Gillett to Carl and Evelyn (Nass) Zippel. On May 25, 1957 he married Donna Spice in Oconto Falls. She preceded him in death on April 26, 1989. On March 9, 1991 he married Gwen Schultz in Gillett. Everett lived for most of his life in the Town of Oconto Falls where he began working in the family business, Zippel Construction, at the age of 16. Along with his brothers, he later became part owner in the business. Everett was well known for his skill at operating a backhoe and loved his work, continuing to work until the end of 2008. Survivors are his wife, Gwen Zippel, Gillett; three children, Lynn (Merrill) Wallenstein, Chicago, IL; Tim (Renee) Zippel, Gillett; Penny (Mark) Rosenlund, Oconto Falls; seven stepchildren, Richard (Lori) Schultz; Robert Schultz; Randy (Diane) Schultz; Kathy Wooley; Karrie (Dennis) Baranczyk; Karla (Jim) Schuessler; Mike (Sandy) Schultz; 25 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; two brothers, Philip (Laverne) Zippel, Gaylord Zippel, all of Gillett; one sister, Lois Zippel, Oconto Falls; three brothers-in-law, Sam (Mary) Spice, Earl (Audrey) Spice, Skip (Sharon) Anderson; one sister-in-law, Barbara Kardules; many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and first wife, he was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Tina Marie Zippel. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) after 3:00 pm Thursday, February 5, 2009 until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.

 

Evening Services: Thursday Feb 5, 2009, 8:00 pm Thursday at Jones Funeral Service

Visitation: Thursday Feb 5, 2009, 3:00 until 8:00 pm Thursday at Jones Funeral Service

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