David Thomas Whipple, 65, of Hampton, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. He was born June 7, 1955, to Roger and Marie (Logue) Whipple.
Dave graduated from Mason City High School, class of 1973. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Dave was united in marriage to Christine Ver Helst on December 29, 1973, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Mason City. To this union, two sons were born: Jason and Andy. Dave worked at Rewind Associates, Armour's and his final place of employment was at Kraft Foods in Mason City until his retirement in 2016. His favorite hobby was fishing and his greatest joy was his family, especially his grandchildren.
Dave is survived by his wife Chris Whipple of Hampton; son Andy (Christina) Whipple of Hampton; grandchildren Alexander (fiancé Raylie) Whipple of Des Moines, David Michael Whipple of Hampton and Liberty "Libby" Whipple of Hampton; siblings Johanna Roan of Shreveport, Louisiana, Jeanne King, Anne (Gene) Roberts, John Whipple, Lynn Whipple and Steve Whipple, all of Mason City; sisters-in-law Clarene (Roger) Backer of Greene, Mary Rasmusson of Oklahoma and Susie Diggens of Washington State; stepmother Colleen Whipple of Mason City; brother-in-law Dennis Harris of Mason City; close friends Loui and Kathy Larson of Mason City; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Jason Whipple, in-laws Bill and Leona Ver Helst, brothers-in-law Doug King, Bill Ver Helst and Clyde Rasmusson, and sister-in-law Nancy Harris.
Memorials and cards of condolences may be sent to 300 2nd Ave NE, Hampton, Iowa 50441.
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Steve and Family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. Our condolences, Jon & Stacy Lee