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Raymond O. Lippold Jr.

Raymond O. Lippold, Jr., age 76 of Farwell, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland.  Raymond was born the son of Raymond O. and Gladys H. (Underwood) Lippold on October 15, 1935 in Crystal.  He was united in marriage to Barbara Brinkman on May 9, 1981.  Raymond had served his country in the Army during the Korean War era.  He had worked at the Clare County Sheriff’s Department for 17 years; having served as Sheriff for two terms.  After working at the Sheriff’s Department Raymond had worked for BPS Labs/Universal Standard beginning in 1979 and retiring as a Supervisor in 1994.  He enjoyed watching the Hummingbirds and Orioles in his backyard.

Raymond is survived by his wife Barbara; his son Rodney (Pam) Lippold of Clare; two stepsons Philip Bradley of Clare and Eric Bradley of Williamsburg; his sister Lois Lippold of Mt. Pleasant and 6 grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place with the family requesting memorial contributions to Emily’s Gift, P.O. Box 42, Clare, Michigan 48617.  Arrangements were handled by the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home.  On-line guestbook at www.stephenson-wyman.com