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William G. Sipple
William G. Sipple, 65, of Goodman, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
Born May 9, 1948, in Beloit, son of George and Bethel (Webster) Sipple, he graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1966 and married Kathleen Beath on June 7, 1975, in Janesville. They resided in Beloit and he worked for Fairbanks Morse as a welder, then moved to Goodman in 1976 where he worked for Rochons Plumbing and Heating. He later worked at Goodman Mill for 25 years, retiring in 2009. Since 2006, the couple owned and operated Bill and Kathys White House which is still in operation today.
He enjoyed many hobbies including hunting, fishing, trap shooting, riding his Harley, but most of all spending time with his friends, family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Kathy; his mother, Bethel of Goodman; a son, Michael Sipple and a daughter, Ivy (Robert) Wulf, both of Fence; a brother, Richard (Diane) Sipple of Goodman; two sisters, Jeannie Licary of Sharon, and Peggy (Daniel) Metoxen of Broadhead; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private family visitation will be held. A celebration of Bills life will be held at Bill and Kathys White House Bar on Highway 8, in Goodman on Saturday, Sept. 21 beginning at 11 a.m. Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain is assisting the family.