Harry E. Schipper, age 98 of Cridersville, passed at 2:20 a.m.,Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Community. He was born April 29, 1922 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Herman and Helen Stahl Schipper. On August 11, 1969 he married Stephanie Kelker, who survives in Cridersville.
Mr. Schipper was a pharmacist and co-owner of the S & S Pharmacy in St. Mary’s and retired from St. Rita’s Pharmacy. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and member of the St. Mary’s United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Pharmacy Association and had volunteered at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Also surviving are 3 daughters – Margaret ‘Peggy’ Cox of Florida; Katherine Schipper of North Carolina; Deborah Schipper of Columbus; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter – Dawn Schipper and a sister – Lorraine Bales.
A memorial service will begin 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Peter Citerin will officiate. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home.