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Wilma Jean (Gregory) Tippett

June 3, 1936 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Wilma Jean (Gregory) Tippett, 85, passed away September 10, 2021 at Bay Bluffs Care Facility. Wilma was born June 3, 1936 in St. Clair, Ml the daughter of Clair and Hildred Gregory.


Wilma attended Harbor Springs Public Schools before graduating in 1953. She spent most of her life in Harbor Springs. In high school Wilma was active in FFA, 4-H, band and her family farm. On April 9, 1955 Wilma married the love of her life, Jerry Tippett. They resided in Harbor Springs for the remainder of their lives. Wilma enjoyed horses and watching her children and grandchildren grow up playing sports and showing horses in 4-H.


Wilma was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Jerry, her parents and brother Hazen (Leta) Gregory. She is survived by her children; sons, Steve (Kari) Tippett of Byron Center, Ml, Craig Tippett of Wyoming, Ml and her daughters, Jaci (Tom) Gallagher and Kathi (Bob Wilson) both of Harbor Springs; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (Tippett) Olson, Erin (Tippett) Medley, Emily (Tippett) Frisbie, Trevor Tippett, Gregory Gallagher, Heather (Tippett) Peshl and Dana Kuncaitis and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving are sister Dianne Schlappi and brothers Don and Dick Gregory as well as many wonderful nieces, nephews and friends.


Wilma was a telephone operator for Michigan Bell, seamstress for Adelaid's and a secretary for H. T. Roofing, Edward Koza and Britt Gordon.


Wilma dearly enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all.


The Tippett family would like to thank the wonderful and caring staff at Bay Bluffs for the gracious care that they gave Wilma.


Arrangements were handled by Stone Funeral Home.


A private family service will be held at a later date. Those wishing may make a memorial contribution in Wilma's name to Bay Bluffs Staff Support Fund, 750 East Main Street, Harbor Springs, Ml 49740.

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Donations

Bay Bluffs
PO Box 693, Harbor Springs MI 49740
Tel: 1-231-526-2161
Web: https://www.baybluffs.org/bay-bluffs-foundation

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