Farming Rural 07

James "Jim" A. Lippert

August 27, 1956 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 65)


James “Jim” Allen Lippert, 65, of Wausau passed away peacefully, Monday, May 23, 2022. He was born on August 27, 1956, to the late, Fred and Joyce (Langhoff) Lippert.

James is survived by his loving Daughter Michelle Lippert of Mishicot; siblings: Dale (Shelia) Lippert of Texas; Aaron (Julie) Lippert of Sheboygan and Laurie (Jeff) Osterman of Milwaukee, along with in laws: Kurt and Sharon Gibbs; David and Karen Gibbs; Barry Gibbs and Terry Gibbs. He is further survived by numerous and very loved nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Kristine; mother Joyce, Father Fred; mother-in-law Jean Gibbs and father-in-law Leonard Gibbs.

Jim loved woodworking, hunting and four wheeling with friends and family. He was a loving father, husband, brother, uncle, and great uncle. He was a great friend to many and will be deeply missed by all.

Jim is remembered for his cattle hoof trimming business “Jim’s Hoof Trimming”, “Where you get moo for your money,” as well as his time at the Home Depot paint counter.

He served his county in the Army National Guard from October 4, 1975, to October 3, 1981.

His funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St., Wausau. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Military rites will be held following the service at the funeral home.

Memorials can be directed to the family in lieu of flowers.

Many thanks to the staff of Aspirus Hospital for their care of Jim throughout the years.

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June 4, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

Funeral Service
June 4, 2022

1:00 PM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

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