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Marlys A. Kippen

Marlys A. Kippen, 74, of Cavalier, ND passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. Funeral service will be held Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cavalier Presbyterian Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be held in the Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, ND.

Marlys Ann Kapp was born October 4, 1944 at Tappen, ND to Andrew and Kathryn (Lang) Kapp. She graduated from Tappen High School as valedictorian of her class. Marlys then attended Valley City State College. She moved to Cavalier where she met and married Robert D. Kippen on March 12, 1966 at the Cavalier Presbyterian Church. They farmed and lived in the Hamilton area and later moved to Cavalier.

Things Marlys enjoyed were spending time and entertaining her family and friends. Travelling to visit family and friends. Sewing, quilting, cooking, and baking were a few of her talents. She most enjoyed sharing the creations of her talents with her loved ones and friends. She was an avid doll enthusiast and took it up as a vocation for a time.

She is survived by her children: Kari (Steve) Files, Minot, ND, Robert A. (Stacy) Kippen, West Fargo, ND, Jon A. Kippen, Cavalier, ND, Mary C. (Todd) Kippen-Morgan, Grafton, ND; grandchildren: Landon Lemieux, Austin (Harley) and Caitlyn Skari, Duncan Kippen, Boden and Eliza Morgan; great-grandchildren: Chase, Rylie, and Aurora Skari. Also surviving her are her siblings: Beverly Motl, Betty (Curt) Ghylin, Gloria (Reuben) Morlock, and Cathy (Phil) Lohman.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Robert D. and sister, Shirley Kapp.

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Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. You will always have the memories to cherish!!

edna lindenberger Oct 19 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss! Marlys was one of the nicest, kindest person I know. She is at peace!

Kellene Nabben Oct 15 2018 12:00 AM

Kari, Steve, Landon and all of Marlys' family: Our hearts are crying for the loss you have to bare. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace n strength. May he bless you all.

Roy n Janet (Stroh) Holzer Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers are with you at this time of your loss.

Kari Boettger Anderson Oct 12 2018 12:00 AM

May God's healing, grace and love give you strength and comfort.

Gary and Linda Babinski Oct 12 2018 12:00 AM

It's always hard when your mother dies even though she is in a better place. I understand and pray for you and your family now and in the days and weeks to come.

Ardis Johnson Oct 11 2018 12:00 AM

Rob, Mary and Jon I am so deeply sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.

Kristan Brisco Oct 11 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to here about your Mom! Our sympathy and love to all.

Ray and Connie Steiger Oct 11 2018 12:00 AM

Mary and Family, You have my sincere sympathy in Your loss of Marlys -- She always had a smile and so proud of her Family--Keep those wonderful memories in your heart !

Geri Thomas Oct 11 2018 12:00 AM