Katherine ‘Katie’ Whipple

Dec. 26, 1917 - Jan. 7, 2008

Katherine "Katie" (nee Reidl) Whipple, 90, found her peace and rest with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008.

Katie retired from Waukesha Memorial Hospital in the P.S.M. Department. She was a volunteer for the Waukesha County Nutrition Site, the Food Pantry of Waukesha County and the Waukesha County Fair Senior Citizen Division. She was a 4-H project leader and an avid crocheter of afghans for her family. She was also a member of the Redeemer United Church of Christ in Sussex.

Katie is survived as the loving mother of Beverly (Greg) Wamser, Barbara (Tom) Kehoe, Ronald (Barbara) Whipple, Kathryn (Bill) Neubert and Robert Whipple and the dear sister of Elizabeth Reidl and Christine Simon. She is further survived by 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Whipple, and son, Larry Whipple.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road, (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memorial.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Redeemer United Church of Christ in Sussex.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.