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HAZEL M. TIPTON
Hazel M. Tipton, 93, of Quincy passed away at 1:35 p.m. Monday (March 11, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.
Born February 17, 1926 in Warren, Wisconsin, Hazel was the daughter of Louie and Lydia Paddock Sole. She married Donald D. Tipton on March 5, 1947 in Tomah, Wisconsin. He preceded her in death on October 30, 1995.
Hazel had a large collection of Santa Claus's and bird houses. She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and putting puzzles together. She was also a avid Cubs fan. Hazel was very devoted to her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Tipton was employed at Motorola until it's closing. She then worked at St. Mary Hospital for 24 years until her retirement in 2001.
Survivors include four daughters Mary Ewing (Bob) of Lake Wales, FL, Bette Mabeus (Wayne) of Wever, IA, JoAnne Dirkschneider (Tom) of Lincoln, NE and Teresa Klingele of Quincy; six sons Bobby Tipton (Mary Young), Michael "Mike" Tipton, James "Jim" Tipton (Vickie), Rodney Tipton (Sue), Donald "Donnie" Tipton Jr. (Sandy) and Chris Tipton (Lisa) all of Quincy; many grandchildren and many step grandchildren and many great grandchildren and many step great grandchildren; two sisters June Jackson (LeRoy) of Sparta, WI, and Violet "Dolly" Mincey of Riverside, CA.
Mrs. Tipton was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter Bonnie F. Steinkamp, a granddaughter Bridget Bush, a brother Louie "Sonny" Sole, five sisters Beatrice Harvey, Loretta Johnson, Bernice Johnson, Annie Stone, Gladys Henry and one daughter in-law Mary Tipton and one sister in-law Darlene Sole.
Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be held Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Boster officiating.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Greenmount Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Blessing Hospice or to the Great River Honor Flight.
The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.