Fred B. Zipprich
AUGUSTA-Zipprich, Fred B. 90, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, at LakePoint in Augusta. Rosary 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Augusta. Fred was the youngest son of John and Mary (Traufler) Zipprich born on May 5, 1926, in Jersey County, IL. He graduated from Jersey Township High in 1944 and continued his education in structural engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, and Wichita State University. He worked at McDonnell Aircraft in St. Louis and Beech/Ratheon Aircraft in Wichita where he retired in 1992. On October 30, 1954, he married Marie Theresa (Kilcran) Zipprich at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville, IL; she survives him. They have 4 children who survive: daughter, Cynthia Zipprich of Kansas City, MO; and sons, Colum Zipprich of Florence, KY, Larry Zipprich and wife, Karen of Oak Hill, VA, and Keith Zipprich and wife, Mandy of Hutchinson; grandchildren, Kelsie and Kristin Zipprich, Ryan and Abigail Zipprich. He was preceded in death by his 3 brothers, Sylvester, Jerome and Gervase. Memorial donations to St. James Catholic Church, 1012 Belmont Avenue, Augusta, KS 67010.
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