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John William Schipper

April 13, 1940 — December 29, 2022

John William Schipper, age 82, of Newton, Kansas passed away December 29, 2022 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas. John was born in Archer, Iowa April 13, 1940 to the Reverend Clarence and Mabel Schipper. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 26 years of service. His passion was serving the community through the use of his talented singing voice. He volunteered many places leading services of praise and worship.

He is survived by his wife Merriam, and their three children, Laura, John, and Lawrence.
There will be a come and go visitation on January 3, 2023 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2023, 2:00pm, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home. Burial with full Military Honors will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, 1051 E. 160th St. S, South Haven, KS. 67140 following the service.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan fund.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Broadway Colonial Funeral Home

120 East Broadway Street, Newton, KS 67114

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