Mr. Zipfel was a United States Navy veteran and served in World War II.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Zipfel; his parents, Agnellus H. and Toleitha R., nee Honer, Zipfel; and two brothers, Melvin Zipfel and Marvin Zipfel.
Surviving are three children, Jane Zipfel, Brad Zipfel, and Rhonda Zipfel;
seven grandchildren, Courtney Mulligan, Ty Mulligan, Hannah Heil, James Wyatt Heil, Zachary Zipfel, Chad Zipfel, and Nichole Zipfel;
a brother, Marion “Bud” Zipfel;
and a sister, Marilyn Boehne Zipfel.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled Veterans of America. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing, will be observed.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.