Carl E. Sipe, 70, of Garden Prairie, IL, passed away suddenly, Thursday, October 29, 2015 in his home. Carl was born July 25, 1945 in Mohawk, TN, son of Riley and Margaret (Turner) Sipe. He was a proud United States Marine. Carl married Corrine Dembkowski on August 23, 1997 in Garden Prairie, IL. He worked as a landscaper for various nurseries. Carl enjoyed fishing, showing chickens, and animals. He adored his grandchildren and loved spending time with them. Carl was a member of the Illinois and Wisconsin Pet and Game breeders club, and Big Thunder Grange.
Carl is loved and will be missed by his wife, Corrine; children, Patrick (Tammy) Sipe, Pennie (Jeff) Beres, Shawna Nordin, Chastity Sipe, Angela Sipe, Todd Scharringhausen, Amanda (Brian) Minnihan; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Wanda (Bill) Goetz, Jenny (Raymond) Montgomery, Helen (Eric) Fabwush, Nellie (Juan) Martinez, Mary (Tim) Lucido, David Sipe, Rick (Tina Schultz) Sipe, Shirley (Jason) Six, and Cheyenne Sipe; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Margaret Ruth Sipe; uncle, Charles Sipe; father-in-law, Victor Dembkowski, and mother-in-law, Corrine Alf.
There will be an open house from 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the VFW, 1310 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008, with military honors at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm -
Address:1310 West Lincoln Avenue, Belvidere, IL, 61008
There will be an open house from 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the VFW, 1310 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008, with military honors at 4:00 p.m