Louis Schipp, 73, Fulda

Louis Schipp, 73, of Fulda, died Wednesday (November 8) at his home. He was born in Ferdinand October 11, 1944, to Clarence and Rose (Tretter) Schipp. He married Carol Taylor September 21, 1968, at St. Ferdinand Church in Ferdinand.

Louis started Schipp Construction Company in 1978 and retired in 2009. Schipp Construction continues today through his son, Philip. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, served in the National Guard, and was a member of the Ferdinand American Legion. He loved watching baseball and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Schipp; two sons, Dean Schipp and wife Janet, Grandview, and Philip Schipp and wife Cinda, Fulda; five grandchildren, Kegan, Olivia, Caitlynn, Ally, and Logan Schipp; two brothers, Frank Schipp and wife Shirley, Ferdinand, and Harold Schipp and wife Barbara, Jasper; and three sisters, Alma Kreilein, Jasper, Norma Jerger and husband Jerry, Washington, and Vernita Williams and husband Joe, Loogootee.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Saturday at at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhomce.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Boniface Church in Fulda with burial following in the church cemetery.

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