William E. Dippel, Sr., 77, of Springfield, died at home, Saturday, September 17, 2011. He was born April 16, 1934 in Sangamon County, IL to George and Erma (Jones) Dippel. His parents, one son William E. Dippel, Jr. and one great grandson preceded him in death.
Survivors include 7 children: Debra Mesnard, and Brenda Johns, both of Decatur, Susan (Lucy) Thomas of Grant, WA, Steven Dippel of Springfield, and Darrel (Donna) Dippel, Gerald (Bonnie) Dippel and Donald Dippel all of Decatur, 14 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
William was a resident of
Springfield, and was a retired welder who worked for Fiat Allis, Mason Steel and Precision Welding.
Memorial Gathering: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, September 22, 2011, at Staab Funeral Home.