Clyde Stipe Obituary – Green Bay Press-Gazette

Clyde B. Stipe, 88, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 9, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hartley, Texas on August 19, 1934, the youngest of six children born to Paul and Marie (Burroughs) Stipe. Clyde attended schools in the Texas Panhandle and graduated from Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas. He enlisted in the United States Navy and was first stationed in San Diego and the Great Lakes. He proudly served his country from 1956 to 1960, four years with the United States Navy, including two years as a Navy Medical Officer with the 3rd United States Marine Division FMF in Okinawa. While on vacation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during a chance encounter at the Ice Capades, Clyde met the love of his life, Janice Vandertie. Clyde and Janice were married on August 24, 1957, at Oak Knoll Catholic Church in Oakland, California. They recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary together. Clyde worked for CRI Cooperative in Shawano, Wisconsin for 36 years until his retirement. He was a member of St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic Church. Clyde loved his family and his travels, as well as his many trips to Las Vegas. He was a huge Packer fan. He enjoyed working on his tree farm when he could, and he enjoyed reading. Besides his beloved wife, Janice, Clyde is survived by a daughter, Lisa (Steve) Soukup, Bellevue, and a son, Craig (MiLissa) Stipe, Denmark. He is also survived by three grandsons and one granddaughter, Kyle (Katrina) Soukup, Milwaukee, Kaitlyn (Dylan) Schneider, Allouez, Tyler Stipe (special friend, Taylor Pederson), Green Bay and Garrett Stipe, Denmark. In addition to his parents, he is also predeceased by two sisters, Loyce White and Joyce Lowe, and three brothers, Max Stipe, Jim Stipe and Jesse Stipe. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for visitation at St. Phillips Catholic Church, Green Bay, Saturday, September 17, 2022. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m., with full military honors immediately thereafter. Entombment at the mausoleum of the chapel of Allouez, Allouez.

Posted on September 13, 2022

Published in the Green Bay Press Gazette

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