Marian A. Shippee, 58, of 716 S. Elm St., La Crescent, Minn., died on Tuesday, April 23, 1991 in Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse. She was born June 7, 1932, in La Crosse to Jerome S. and Doris M. (Miller) Baker. She married Donald D. Shippee Sr. on Sept. 19, 1949 in Decorah, Iowa. She worked at Apple Tree Flowers of La Crescent for many years.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Doris (John) Snyder, Dakota, MN, Nancy (Raymond) Schuldt, Yuma, AZ, and Debra (Gary) Goodenough, La Crescent; a son, Donald D. (Lori) Shippee Jr., La Crescent; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson; a sister, Bonnie (Thomas) Gillette, La Crescent; and two brothers, Lloyd (Rosemary) Baker, Phoenix, AZ and Charles (Arlene) Baker, La Crosse. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 26, 1991 at 1 p.m. in Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home of La Crescent. The Rev. Duane Baardseth officiated and burial was in Dresbach Cemetery, Dresbach, MN.
Source: Houston County news (La Crescent, Minn.). Vol. 109, no. 18 (May 2, 1991), p. 3, Obituaries, Marian A. Shippee.