Amelia Schipper, 93, of Norman, Oklahoma, formerly of Allison, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Norman, Oklahoma. She was born on September 29, 1924, in rural Butler County, Iowa, to Reinhold and Bernadina (Block) Wust.
Amelia attended rural Country Schools. She was united in marriage to Steno Schipper on March 12, 1946, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Vilmar. Amelia and Steno were founding members of the Allison Community Ambulance Service. She was a homemaker.
Amelia was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Allison. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, quilting, crocheting, and traveling; visiting all the forty-eight lower states, as well as Canada.
Amelia is survived by her son Darwin (Jacque) Schipper of Preston, Iowa, daughter Judy (Tim) Kellogg of Norman, Oklahoma, grandchildren Brad (Sara) Schipper of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, Darren (Helen) Schipper of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Laura (Denise) Barnard of Chandler, Arizona, Katie (Cory) Marlow of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Mike (Ashley) Kellogg of Edmond, Oklahoma, great-grandchildren Noah, Anneliese and Asa Schipper, Graham and Josephine Schipper, and Bodhi Marlow, sister Berdine Krull of Clarksville, along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Reinhold and Bernadina, husband Steno, brother Raymond (Eileen) Wust and brother-in-law Ayelt Krull.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. James Lutheran Church.
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Dear Judy and Darwin, I am so sad for your loss! Your Mom was a wonderful lady. Judy, I have fond memories of being at your house when growing up! Also enjoyed visiting her when she and my Mom were both hospitalized in Waterloo years ago. Never a good time to lose your Mom, but hope you are both comforted with beautiful memories!!
I have many fond memories of Mom and Dad visiting Steno and Amelia and all the ambulance team. She was such a wonderful lady.
My sympathy for your loss.
Judy & Darwin & Family! So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing! I have many fond memories of her & being at your house in Allison!! Sending prayers & hugs!
My sympathies go out to you Judy and Darwin and your families. I am sorry that I can't attend services. We are in Florida escaping a bit if winter. My thoughts and prayers will be with you
Darwin, I know you respected and loved your parents!!!
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