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Grover J. Tipsword

Brighton | Thursday, May 6 2010

NAME Grover J. Tipsword AGE 86 OF Springfield formerly of Brighton

DIED 9:27 P.M. ON Thurs May 6, 2010

AT Memorial Medical Center - Springfield

BORN Valley City, IL ON Sept 16, 1923

PARENTS deceased – Grover & Anna (Kuykendall) Tipsword

SPOUSE Josephine F. ( Schetter) Tipsword

DATE MARRIED July 3, 1945 PLACE OF MARRIAGE Alton, IL

OCCUPATION Long Distance Truck Driver for the Alton Boxboard after 38yrs

MEMBERSHIPS Jerseyville Moose, Knights of Columbus, Betsey Ann Association and a proud member of the NRA

SURVIVORS

DAUGHTERS SONS

Joyce & Allen Oertel – Springfield Don & Linda Tipsword – Liberty Hill, TX

Carol & Charles Shelton - Bethalto

10 GRANDCHILDREN

17 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN

Several nieces & nephews

Regency family of care givers who cared for Grover for the past 5 1/2 yrs

SISTER

Martha Berry – Puxico, MO

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY Parents, Wife, son Grover Joe Tipsword

2 Brothers: Valley Wallace Tipsword & Gerald Lee Tipsword

4 Sisters: Cleta Yates, Evelyn Tipsword, Gladys Iona Hartmann & Verlie Mae MacLin

VISITATION 5-8 pm Sun May 9, 2010 at Targhetta & Wooldridge F H in Brighton

SERVICES 10 am Mon May 10, 2010 at St Alphonsus Catholic Church in Brighton

CLERGY Fr Raphael Paul

CEMETERY St Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery - Alton

MEMORIALS St Alphonsus Catholic Church or the Regency Memorial Scholarship (for staff continuing education)


Obit Provided By:
Anderson Family Funeral Home

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