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Donald H. Lippert
May 24, 1928 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old
Donald H. Lippert, 95, of Burlington, was called home to be with his personal Savior Jesus Christ our Lord on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Bickford of Burlington in Burlington, Iowa.
Born May 24, 1928, in Burlington, IA, he was the son of William and Hattie (Trobee) Lippert.
Donald served his country through the U.S. Army decoding enemy messages as a cryptographer during the Korean Conflict. He co-owned and operated Ace Florist and Gifts for many years, retiring in 1990.
He was a member of the Oak Street Baptist Church, American Legion, VFW, American Diabetes Association, Travelers Protective Association, Des Moines Co. Historical Society, Disabled American Veterans and was part of the Home Health Advisory committee with Great River Home Care Hospice. He was a kind and selfless man who had a deep, unwavering faith in God.
Don's family include his Sister, Betty McPherson; numerous nieces and nephews; dear friend and Brother in Christ, Ed Wisener; and many other friends through the years from his church family and Ace Florist and Gifts.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Clarence, Glenn, Oscar, Ralph and Walter; four sisters, Melva, Gladys, Ruth and Genevieve.
Don's family will receive guests for visitation at Oak Street Baptist Church (1303 Oak Street, Burlington) on February 12th from 9- 11 am; followed by a funeral service at 11 am, also at church.
Don will be laid to rest with his family at Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery following the funeral ceremony.
Memorials have been established for Oak Street Baptist Church and Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice.