Tracy A. Tippie, age 54, formerly of Wapakoneta, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. She was born May 25, 1960 in Lima, Ohio to Robert and Mary Schuler Gerstner. On June 3, 1978 she graduated from Wapakoneta Senior High School, and then on August 19, 1998 she married Kevin Tippie of Yoder in Wilmington, NC, who survives.
She was preceded in death by her father and is survived by her mother of Wapakoneta. Also surviving are two brothers – Joe (Peggy) Gerstner and Ronald (Becky) Gerstner both of Wapakoneta; a sister – Renee (Tim) Jennett of New Whiteland, IN; two nieces McKenna Gerstner and Jennifer (Thom) Karbowiak; Four nephews – Rob Gerstner, Alex Gerstner, Tyler Berry and Richard (Danielle) Gerstner; two great nephews – Rylan and Kingsley and three great nieces – Bria, Meya, and Taylor; her mother-in-law – Sharron Tippie of Yoder; brother and sisters-in-laws – Debbie and Dave Schings; Kellie and Jeff McSweeney and their children – Elisha, McKayla, Joshua, and Chase; Kyle and Kim and their daughter – Ashley; and an uncle – Thomas A. (Joann) Park of Yoder and their sons Adam and David.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, Ohio. Father Daniel Hunt will officiate.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.