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Joan M. Kipp

March 30, 1931 December 23, 2013
Joan M. Kipp
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Joan M. Kipp nee Strening, age 82, of River Forest; beloved wife of the late John D. Kipp; loving mother of John (Kimberly), Julie, Matthew (Susan), William and Michael (Kim) Kipp; cherished grandmother of Jessica (fianc� Sylvain Riviore), Daniel, Allyson, Hannah, Mackenzie, Dylan, Jack & Isabella Kipp, Daniel, Kevin, Meghan, Matthew & Emma Costello, John, Peter, Katherine and James Kipp, Michael, Stephen, Joseph, Matthew and Mary Kipp; dear sister of Robert (the late Ellen), Rosemary (the late Walter) Rogers, Harriette (the late James) Reedy and the late Carlisle "Mike" (the late Patricia) Strening; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Joan cherished her family and her friends. She threw legendary parties. She was an active member of St. Luke parish all her life. Visitation Sunday 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Monday 9:15 a.m. to St. Luke Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Luke Church or Catholic Charities ( are appreciated.


Monday, December 30 10 a.m.

St. Luke Church 519 Ashland Ave., River Forest


Sunday, December 29 3 to 8 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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