Yvonne Lipsius, 91, passed away January 5, 2018.
Born Yvonne Campbell in Spiceland, Indiana on December 9, 1926. She has 3 children from her first marriage; Kathy (Mike) McDonald, Karl (Beverly) Anderson, and Konnie (Randy) Wilson. Her second and current marriage was with Clifford Lipsius, who also had 3 children from his first marriage; Glenn (Amber) Lipsius, James (Deborah Gephart), and Sandra Lipsius (Robert Jones). Those 6 children had 9 grandchildren who then created 20 great grandchildren. Yvonne was called Gammy or Mimi depending on which branch of this great family she was with. She held the families together as one. Everyone loved and respected her. She has the reputation of being a great cook, a talented seamstress and creator of corsages, bows, and flower arrangements. The people from Edgewood United Methodist Church where Yvonne and Cliff are members, called her the flower lady. Yvonne was a member of the Southport Chapter #442 of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She enjoyed volunteering at nursing facilities for years and received volunteer of the year award in 1984.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Edgewood United Methodist Church, 1820 E. Epler Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227. Friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until the service time Wednesday at the church. Yvonne will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the church in Yvonne’s memory.
Arrangements were entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care.