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Hilma Rae Shippen

December 16, 1927 — May 20, 2022

Hilma Rae Shippen

Hilma Rae Shippen, 94, of Jefferson City died on Friday, May 20, 2022, at her daughter's home in Hazelwood.

 

Hilma was born on December 16, 1927, in Breckenridge, a daughter to the late Frank Dempster and Effie Mae (Streeter) Miller.

 

She grew up on a farm in rural Caldwell County and later her family moved into the town of Hamilton. There she graduated from Hamilton High School in 1945. On Dec 22, 1946, she married Oren Francis Shippen at her parents' house in Hamilton. The couple first met at church. Oren preceded her in death on May 29, 1991.

 

She was primarily a homemaker, raising 7 children while her husband taught school in Missouri, Nebraska, Indiana, and Iowa.

 

Hilma enjoyed gardening, putting together jigsaw puzzles, reading, playing card and board games.

 

Hilma is survived by her five daughters, Brenda Jean (Edward) Tenes of Rolla, Karen Rae Shippen (Randy Woods) of Memphis, Patricia Sue (Leo) Hall of Cedar Hill, Peggy Ann (David) Dierker of Hazelwood, and Carol Lynne Shippen (Matthew Taylor) of Jefferson City, one son Michael Lee (Rosa) Shippen, Springfield, VA.; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 1 step great-granddaughter, one sister-in-law, Lois Yost of Cameron, and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to her parents and husband of forty-four years, Hilma was preceded in death by: her son, Robert Eugene Shippen; a sister, Nettie Swann; four brothers, Frank, Russell, LeRoy, and James Miller, along with two sets of twin siblings who all died shortly after their birth.

 

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Sherry Lile officiating.  Inurnment will be held in the Linn Public Cemetery

 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

www.mortonchapel.com

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