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ZIGRAND. Edna M. Zigrand, 69, of 4807 Storyland Dr., Godfrey, died at 11:15 pm Thursday at St. Joseph hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Hardin, a daughter of the late Louis & Margaret (Woelfel) Ringhausen, she married Homer Zigrang on October 29, 1930, in Hardin. In addition to her husband, surviving are 4 Daughters, Jeannine Garvey of Godfrey, Georgia Slaten and Elizabeth Stutz both of Alton, and Christine Ghent of Casselberry, Florida; 1 son, Thomas of Alton; 14 grandchildren; 3 g-grandchildren; 4 brothers Bert Ringhausen of Hardin, Bill Ringhausen of Fieldon, Ted Ringhausen of Jerseyville and Art Ringhausen of St. Charles, Missouri. 2 brothers preceded her in death. Visitation will be from 2-9pm Sunday at Gent Funeral Home where the parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:30 am Monday at St. Ambrose Catholic church, where she was a charter member, with Rev. James Hill as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Norbert cemetery, Hardin. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
Hardin- Adam F. Zipprich, 81, of Michael, a retired farmer, died Saturday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Alton, where he had been a patient 12 days. Born at Michael, Dec. 3, 1885, he had spent all his life in that area. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Zipprich. He was married to the former Lena Klunk who survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Cletus Gotway, Mrs. Irving Gress, and Mrs. Helen Friedel, all of Hardin, and Mrs. Ralph Mathews and Miss Dorothy Zipprich, both of Alton; two sons, James of Michael; and Robert of Jerseyville. There are 18 grandchildren. Mr. Zipprich was a member of St. Michael’s Parish and funeral services Tuesday will be held in the church at Michael with the Rev. Father Walter Zipprich celebrant of a Requiem Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church Cemetery. The body is at C.C. Hanks Funeral Home, Hardin, where friends may call. The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. today.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 24 Jul 1967, Mon. page 18. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
In ill health for several months, Alfred P. Zipprich, 47, died at 12:10 a.m. today at his home, 35 E. Delmar Ave. A native of Calhoun County, Mr. Zipprich was born Oct. 16, 1914, at Michael. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Zipprich. He had resided in Alton for 23 years and had worked as a bus driver for Citizens Coach Co., a number of years ago and for nine years previous to his illness had been employed by Illinois Power Co. Mr. Zipprich was a member of St. Mary’s Parish. Surviving are his wife, the former Eileen Kramer, to whom he was married some 24 years ago; a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Herren, Alton; a son, Thomas, at home, two sisters, Mrs. Jean Breden, Hardin, and Mrs. Petronilla Vandersand, Carrollton. Funeral rites will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m., in St. Michael’s Church, Michael, by the Rev. alter Deppisch. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery. The body will be at Burke Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Wednesday and until Thursday morning when the body will be taken to the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, Kampsville, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rosary will be recited at Burke Funeral Home at 8 p.m. Wednesday and at the Hanks Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 20 Mar 1962, Tue. page 7. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
Hardin - Carl Joseph Zipprich, 78, died Saturday at his farm home, near Kampsville, at 9:30 a.m. A native and life-long resident of Calhoun County, he was born March 17, 1882, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Zipprich. Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth Wirth, to whom he was married 53 years ago; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Richter, and Mrs. Martha Brangenberg, Kampsville; two brothers, Pete, Hardin, and Adam, Michael; a sister, Mrs. Katie Gehlhauser, Kampsville; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Zipprich was a member of St. Anselm’s Parish, Kampsville, and funeral rites Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., will be conducted in the church by the Rev. Father Eugene Griffin. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body was moved Sunday from the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home to the Zipprich residence where friends may call. The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. today.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 27 Feb 1961, Mon. page 17 - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
ZIPPRICH. Charles J. Zipprich, 96, of Grafton died Thursday am October 29, 1981, at the Calhoun Comprehensive Home following 2 months of failing health. Born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Frank & Melissa (Comdon) Zipprich, he was employed at American Cynamid Company, and also for 33 years operated the West End Grocery in Grafton, retiring in 1973. He had worked for a number of years as assistant cashier of the Bank of Calhoun County before moving to Grafton. On November 5, 1924, he married Zitta (Freeman) Zipprich in Grafton and she survives. Also surviving are 1 daughter, Mary Brecker of Grafton; 1 Son Laverne of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 5 grandchildren; 1 sister, Margaret Dirksmeyer of Carlinville; and 1 brother, Oswin of Kampsville. 1 son, Rev. Charles Zipprich, preceded him in death several years ago. Visitation was held Sunday at Staten Funeral Home in Alton, where a rosary was recited at 8 pm. At 8:15 pm a chalice presentation was made by Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus of Jerseyville. A funeral mass was concelebrated at 11 am Monday at SS Peter and Paul Catholic church and burial was in St. Joseph cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
Hardin - Funeral rites for Mrs. Elizabeth B. Zipprich, 81, will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Anselm’s Church with the Rev. Father Eugene Griffin as celebrant of the Requiem High Mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body was moved from the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home to the Zipprich residence, near Kampsville, where friends may call after 4 p.m. today. The Rosary will be recited Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Zipprich was born near Kampsville, June 28, 1880, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wirth. Her husband Joseph, died in 1961. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Richter, and Mrs. Martha Brandenberg, Kampsville; a brother, George Wirth, Kampsville; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 12 May 1962, Sat. page 15. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
Hardin- Frank Joseph Zipprich, postmaster at Kampsville for 28 years, died early this morning in Jersey Community Hospital. He had been in ill health for one month and a patient in the hospital for one week. Mr. Zipprich, 68, was born in Calhoun County, May 17, 1893. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zipprich. He was a veteran of World War I and belonged to the American Legion and to the Carrollton Council Knights of Columbus, and was a member of St. Anselm’s Parish. Mr. Zipprich, who was unmarried, is survived by a sister, Mrs. Margaret Dirksmeyer, Kampsville, and three brothers, Charles J., Grafton, and Oswin and Leonard, Kampsville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the St. Anselm’s Church, Kampsville, with the Rev. Father Eugene Griffin as celebrant of the Requiem High Mass. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The body will be moved from the C.C. Hanks Funeral Home, Hardin, to the Zipprich residence in Kampsville where friends may call from noon Friday until time of the funeral. The Rosary will be recited Friday evening.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 01 Feb 1962,Thu. page 12. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
John L. Zipprich, Jerseyville, Dies.
Jerseyville, Dec. 4. (Special)- John Leonard Zipprich, 53, died Sunday at 1:05 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Infirmary, Alton. He was born May 26, 1891,at Michael. His parents were the late Michael and Mary Roth Zipprich. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Zipprich; four sons, Sgt. Jerome Zipprich, and Lt. Sylvester Zipprich, members of the armed forces, and Gervase and Frederick Zipprich, Jerseyville. He also leaves four brothers, Peter Zipprich, Alton; Joseph, Kampsville; and Adam and William, Michael, and a sister, Mrs. Harmon Geldhauser, Michael
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 04 Dec. 1944, Mon. page 2. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
Hardin - Leonard Joseph Zipprich, 87, a retired farmer of near Kampsville, died Tuesday in Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton, where he had been a patient 13 days. A life-long resident of Calhoun County, he was born June 9, 1880, at Michael to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Michael. (*note-exactly as newspaper printed it, but possibly in error) Mr. Zipprich, who was unmarried, lived with a brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Oswin Zipprich. Survivors beside his brother, Oswin, are another brother, Charles, of Grafton, and a sister, Margaret Dirksmeyer of Kampsville. A Requiem Mass will be sung Friday at 10 a.m. in the St. Anselm’s Church with the Rev. Father Martin O’Hara as celebrant. Visitation at the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, Kampsville, will be after 2:30 p,m, Thursday. The Rosary will be recited Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 17 Jan 1968, Wed. page 18. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
Hardin- Peter J. Zipprich, 77, who had been in ill health for several years, died at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in Jersey Community Hospital, Before living in Hardin, he had resided in Michael in Calhoun County where he was born in May of 1884. He was the son of Michael and Mary Roth Zipprich. He was married to the former Theresia Klunk who died in 1925. A member of St. Michaels’s Church at Michael, he worked at Western Cartridge Co., in East Alton for 10 years before retiring. Survivors are a son, Alfred of Alton; two daughters, Mrs. Eugenia Breden of Hardin; Mrs. Petronilla Vandersand of Carrollton; a brother Adam of Michael and a sister, Mrs. Katie Gehlhausmen of Michael. There are 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body is in the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin where friends may call after 1:30 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Michael’s Church with the Rev. Walter Deppisch officiating. The rosary will be at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 31 Aug 1961, Thu. page 13 - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]