Alice VippermanAlice Vipperman, 86, Jamestown, ND, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Eventide at Hi-Acres in Jamestown.
Alice Vipperman, 86, Jamestown, ND, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Eventide at Hi-Acres in Jamestown.
Alice Kreil was born May 7, 1926 in Gackle, North Dakota, the daughter of Reinhold and Christina (Ruff) Kreil. She grew up and attended school in Gackle, then one year of high school in Eldridge. She worked for Rev. McCoy as a housekeeper for two years. Alice was employed at the S&L Department store for five years. She got married in 1945 to Harold. Alice moved to Portland, Ore., where they divorced. Alice moved to California and was employed as a housekeeper for various families. She married Wiley Vipperman on June 30, 1976 in Elko, Nevada. They moved to Idaho until Wiley passed away in 1995. In 2000, Alice moved back to Jamestown to be with the rest of the family. She moved into Hi-Acres Manor Nursing home in October 2007. Alice enjoyed fishing, playing cards, bingo and volunteer work as a senior citizen.
Alice is survived by a daughter, Carol Jarmain of Seattle, WA; one step-son, Wiley, Jr. (Bonnie) Vipperman, Yuba City, CA; two sisters, Lorraine (Allan) Vanderberg and Viona Orr, both of Jamestown; one step-grandson, Aaron Vipperman of Chico, CA; and one sister-in-law, Joann Kreil.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one daughter, Kay West; one sister, Alvina Feitzek; and seven brothers, Alvin, Alden, Alroy, Rueben, Jack, Oscar and Wilbert.
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at G.L. Riffe Memorial Chapel at Eventide, Jamestown, with Chaplain David Fisher officiating.
Visitation: 3:00 to 6:00 PM, Monday, October 29, 2012 at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.
Burial: Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown
On line guestbook: www.eddyfuneralhome.com