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David Weldon Whipple

David Weldon Whipple

Male 1936 - 2001  (64 years)

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  • Name David Weldon Whipple 
    Born 5 Jul 1936  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jun 2001  North Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried At sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8149  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Weldon Tallman Whipple,   b. 5 May 1912, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1958  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Ruth Emma Willer 
    Family ID F4558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bonnie Laurie Fries 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas David Whipple
    +2. Linda Christine Whipple
    +3. Michelle Lynn Whipple
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Jo Pearce 
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1936 - La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 2001 - North Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - At sea Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Nancy Mitchell, of London, Ontario, Canada, to Weldon Whipple, July 4, 1996.

      !SOURCE: Post to the Whipple Family Genealogy Forum by Michelle Whipple Wolfram, 15 Aug 2000.

      !SOURCE: Email from Michelle L. Wolfram (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 25 Sep 2000.

      !SOURCE: Obituary in the La Crosse [Wisconsin] Tribune, 9 Jun 2001.

      !BURIAL: Cremated and buried at sea. --Obituary

      !MILITARY: "Master Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, where he served in two tours of duty in Vietnam. David was a Construction Representative with the Charleston Naval Engineering Command. ... He was a member of the Fleet Reserve." --Obituary

      !OBITUARY: In the Post and Courier, 5 Jun 2001 and 6 Jun 2001.:
      Master Chief Petty Officer, David Weldon Whipple, U.S. Navy, Ret., 64, of North Charleston, a construction representative with the Charleston Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southern Division, died Sunday in a local hospital. Born in LaCrosse, Wis., he was the son of Weldon Talman Whipple and Ruth Emma Willer Whipple Pretasky. Mr. Whipple served 22 years in the Navy and served two tours of duty in Viet Nam. He attended the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse and attended North Charleston United Methodist Church. Mr. Whipple was a member of the Fleet Reserve. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Pearce Whipple; daughters, Linda Christine W. Ugaste of Lake Zurich, Ill., and Michelle Lynn Wolfram of Spring Grove, Ill.; a son, Thomas David Whipple of Sterling, Va.; a step-daughter, Leslie B. Lovingood of Summerville; a sister, F. Diane George of LaCrosse, Wis., and a brother, Steven Douglas Whipple of Hazelhurst, Wis.; eight grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 East Montague Ave., North Charleston, S.C. 29405. Arrangements by CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, S.C. (The Post and Courier June 5, 2001)
      WHIPPLE, David Funeral services for Master Chief Petty Officer David Weldon Whipple, (U.S. Navy Ret.) will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday (today) in CAROLINA MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME with full military honors. Mr. Whipple was a construction representative with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southern Division. He died Sunday in a North Charleston hospital. Mr. Whipple is also survived by his mother, Ruth Emma Willer Whipple Pretasky of LaCrosse, Wisc. (The Post and Courier June 6, 2001)


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