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Stanley Jack Sippola

12/14/1943 - 04/22/2018

Stanley J. Sippola, 74, of Virginia, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at St. Raphael’s Heath and Rehab in Eveleth. Per his request, no services will be held. A family gathering will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Stanley Jack Sippola was born December 14, 1943 in Virginia to Sulo Sippola and Irene (Eklund, Sippola) Walkki. He graduated from Mountain Iron High School in 1962 and served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965. He married Delores Bard on June 22, 1968 and they enjoyed nearly 50 years together. He worked as a machinist, retiring in 2004. He was a member of the American Legion and the Plymouth Lions Club.

Stan was an avid runner and completed 43 full marathons. He enjoyed the outdoors, golfing, and being Papa to his three grandchildren.

He is survived by:
Wife, Delores “Dee”
Daughter: Jenny (Jim) Kuenster
Son: Jeff (Becky) Sippola
Grandchildren: John, William, and Eveliina
Siblings: Andrea (Milt) Jones; Louise (Kris) Fleming; and Jim (Vicki) Sippola
Many special nieces and nephews

6 thoughts on “Stanley Jack Sippola”

  1. Donna (Spolar) Kimplig says:

    So very sorry. Sending sincere sympathy and prayers

  2. The Kilibarda Family says:

    Thinking of you all during this difficult time. What an incredible man…serving our country, devoted husband and great father & grandpa. I’m certain he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I just can’t get over- 43 MARATHONS!!!!! Peace be with you all.

  3. Deed and Sandi Cimperman says:

    Stan was a heckuva guy
    he was quiet outside and he was strong inside 👀👍👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👀
    I’m going to miss him a lot

  4. Monica and Steve Schoen says:

    Sending our heartfelt sympathy to all of the members of the Sippola Family; may you find comfort and strength in your faith and in the presence of your loved ones.

    All our love and prayers,
    The Schoen Family

  5. Ann Cattau says:

    Jennifer and family…so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts are with you as you mourn his passing and share memories of his life with you. Peace and love.

  6. Barb Taylor says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathies to all of you. May you find comfort in your memories.

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