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Published May 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ethel Lipp

Ethel Lipp, age 95, of East Grand Forks, MN, formerly of Cando and Rolla, ND passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Edgewood Vista Nursing Home, East Grand Forks, MN.

Ethel I. Lipp was born on May 6, 1918 in Bisbee, ND to Victor and Emilie (Winneberg) Nelson. Her family farmed in the rural Agate and Wolford area. Ethel attended Hardwheat Country School through 8th grade and attended High School in Bisbee. She married Harlan Lipp on February 14, 1937 and they lived in Cando until 1953 when they moved to Rolla. Ethel had a variety of jobs in Rolla including SuperValue Grocery, the Rolla Mercantile Store, Rolette County Court House, and Theel Motors. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star in Rolla. She was also a long time member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Rolla. Ethel was currently a resident of Edgewood Vista Nursing Home where she passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Ethel Lipp

Ethel Lipp, age 95, of East Grand Forks, MN, formerly of Cando and Rolla, ND passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Edgewood Vista Nursing Home, East Grand Forks, MN.

Ethel I. Lipp was born on May 6, 1918 in Bisbee, ND to Victor and Emilie (Winneberg) Nelson. Her family farmed in the rural Agate and Wolford area. Ethel attended Hardwheat Country School through 8th grade and attended High School in Bisbee. She married Harlan Lipp on February 14, 1937 and they lived in Cando until 1953 when they moved to Rolla. Ethel had a variety of jobs in Rolla including SuperValue Grocery, the Rolla Mercantile Store, Rolette County Court House, and Theel Motors. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star in Rolla. She was also a long time member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Rolla. Ethel was currently a resident of Edgewood Vista Nursing Home where she passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2013.

Ethel is survived by her sons, William (Sharon) of Lake Maud, MN, Leland (Dorothy) of Grand Forks, ND and Bernie (Marilyn) of Dilworth, MN; daughter, Patti (Ernie) Patry of Grand Forks, ND; sisters, Vera Hanson of Mesa, AZ and Cecile Morud of Jamestown, ND; nine grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harlan Lipp, brothers, Verner and Leland Nelson, sister, Aurora Bjornstad, and special friend, Morris DeRoches.

A Funeral Service will be Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Rolla, ND with a visitation 2 HOURS prior to funeral services. Burial will follow at Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Cando, ND.

Elick Funeral Home, Rolla, ND.

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