OBITUARY FROM THE POST-TRIBUNE, MARCH 21, 2006:
EVAN A. HIPPIE Hobart, Indiana Age 62, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006. Evan had been a lifelong resident of Hobart and a graduate of Hobart High School, Class of 1962. He was a retired Ironworker and a member of Hammond Ironworker's Local No. 395 for 42 years. Evan was a member of Deep River Church of Christ, Ducks Unlimited, Waterfowl U.S.A. & Delta Waterfowl and NRA. Evan was an avid hunter and a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by his family.
Evan is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lynne; 3 children: Dr. Barbara Hippie, of Cleveland, Ohio, Brenda (Rick) Virgen of Orland Hills, Illinois, Herb (Jennifer) Hippie of Valparaiso; 3 grandchildren: Jordan and Morgan Hippie, and Savannah Virgen; sister: Linda (James) Shay of Culver, Indiana; mother-in-law: Lois Wilson of Hobart; sister-in-law: Laura (Dale) Hensley of Hobart; brother-in-law: Ken (Amelia) Wilson of LaPorte; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Herbert Hippie. Memorial contributions in lieu are preferred to Deep River Church of Christ, American Heart Association or Waterfowl U.S.A.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. from Deep River Church of Christ, 7500 Grand Blvd., Merrillville, Mr. Ron Buche and Mr. Art Wilkerson officiating. Burial at Mosier Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart.
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