Norman J. Kipker, age 63 of Lima, died at 9:02 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1953 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio; to the late Donald and Masuko ‘Kay’ Sakurai Kipker.
He is survived by a daughter Christine A. (Kenny) Good of Berne, Indiana; 5 grandchildren – Catrina, Kylee, Karter, Cooper, and Collin; 4 great grandchildren – Landon, Parker, Aaliyah, and Kensly.
Mr. Kipker was a master electrician with the Lima Local Union #32. He loved working with electricity and tinkering. He will be remembered for his unique personality, helping others, being eccentric at times , enjoying antiques, and loving life. His daughter was the center of his life, he treasured his family, and was truly a dedicated family man.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville for a memorial gathering.
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