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Lawrence Millward Whipple

Lawrence Millward Whipple

Male 1912 - 2003  (91 years)

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  • Name Lawrence Millward Whipple 
    Born 15 Jan 1912  Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jul 2003  West Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68710  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father George Olds Whipple,   b. 1880, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Lizzie Mae Millward,   b. 24 Jul 1887, Linn, Johnson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1906  Gilmore City, Humboldt, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Virginia Lorraine Rauhaus 
    Children 
     1. Gerald Lawrence Whipple,   b. 15 Aug 1946, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1946, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. James Arthur Whipple
     3. Gail Lorraine Whipple
     4. Twila Jean Whipple
    +5. Martha Lee Whipple
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F29450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1912 - Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jul 2003 - West Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Wendy A.B. Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 9 Aug 2002.

      !SOURCE: Email from Wendy Boughner Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 24 Jul 2002. Reports Lawrence's death 21 Jul 2003 in Burlington, Iowa.

      !OBITUARY: In The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa), 23 Jul 2003:
      Lawrence Whipple

      Lawrence Millward Whipple, 91, of rural Mediapolis, died Monday afternoon, July 21, 2003, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

      Born Jan. 15, 1912, in Bradgate, he was the son of George and Lizzie Millward Whipple. In 1943, he married Lorraine Rauhaus in Cedar Rapids.

      Mr. Whipple was a heavy equipment owner/operator doing various conservation construction for many area farmers. His work included building six of the seven ponds at Seven Ponds near Sperry.

      He enjoyed nature and earth preservation. He attended Oakville Apostolic Christian Church.

      Survivors include his wife; one son, James Whipple of Wapello; three daughters, Gail Bennett of Peoria, Ill., Twila Martin of Iowa City and Martha Noll of Farmington, Utah; six grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; and two sisters, Eleanor Hickle of Cedar Rapids and Arlene Hergenrether of Medford, Ore.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, three sisters and three brothers.

      Mr. Whipple has donated his body to science for study.

      Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.

      A memorial service for Mr. Whipple will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home.

      A memorial has been established for the Mediapolis Community Ambulance
      Service.



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