Lloyd Adam Whipp, the son of George H. and Nettie Jane Loudon Whipp, was born
near College Springs, Iowa on January 29, 1895. He died at the Lenox Care
Center in Lenox, Iowa on Sunday, April 10, 1983 at the age of eighty-eight
years,two months and eleven days. Mr. Whipp had been a resident of the Care
Center for three weeks.
He was united in marriage with Isabelle Farquhar at College Springs on April
19, 1917. The couple farmed in the College Springs area for twenty years
before moving to the Lenox community in 1940 where they continued farming and
raised their family.
Lloyd and Isabelle celebrated their sixty fifth wedding anniversary in 1982
with all their grandchildren and greatgrandchildren present.
Lloyd was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Lenox and served as a
choir member, Sunday school superintendent,trustee, and elder. He was a
past-Master of the Nodaway Masonic Lodge in Clarinda. Lloyd continued his
interest in Masonic work for more than fifty years, serving as a district
instructor for forty years. He was also a past-Worthy Patron of the O.E.S. in
and served as a Grand Chapter Committee Member of the Grand Chapter of Iowa,
Order of the Eastern Star.
Lloyd loved music, animals, flowers, and all living things. His family and
friends share in the loss of a loving family man.
The family suffered a heavy loss when the younger son, Lloyd Loudon Whipp,
serving with the United States Marine Corps, was killed in action on Iwo Jima
Survivors include his wife, Isabelle of Lenox; two daughters, Ruth Sherwin and
husband, Douglas F of Bettendorf and Betty Warner and Willis of Ft Dodge, a
son Forrest Whipp and wife Margaret of Lenox, ten grandchildren, fifteen great
grandchildren, a sister, Ruth [?] of College Springs, and a brother, Leland C
Whipp of Omaha, Nebraska.
Services were held Tuesday April 12 at 2 p.m. at the United Presbyterian
Church in Lenox. Reverend Don Fisher, pastor, officiated.
Music was by Roberta Lockhart, organist. The congregational hymns were "Joyful
Joyful I Adore Thee" and "I Love To Tell The Story".
Casket bearers were Dan Sherwin, Robert Morris, Robert Duncan, Stephen
Robinson, Julian Walter and Darrell Reynolds.
Honorary bearers were Erskin [?] Ralph Zane, Homer [?] and Alfred Adolphsen.
Masonic Rites were conducted by Tremont Lodge #343 A.M.&F.M. of Lenox.
Interment was in the Clearfield Cemetery, Clearfield, Iowa.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014