Lonn Lee Ipsen, 67, of Little Rock, passed away August 6, 2014. Born in Waukegan, Illinois, he was an accomplished and decorated high school and collegiate athlete, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Education at Eastern Illinois University. He was a member of various community service groups. Preceded in death by his parents, Leylon and Gertrude Stimphl Ipsen and a brother, Brad Ipsen, he is survived by his sons, Marshall Ipsen (Amy) of Alexander, Turner Ipsen (Amanda) and Jeff Ipsen (Mollie), of Little Rock; sisters, Christine Russell and Kathy Smith (John), and sister-in-law, Ellen Ipsen, of Illinois; grandchildren, Peyton, Mia and Ethan Ipsen of Alexander and Violet Ipsen of Little Rock; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members. Services will be held on Saturday, August 9 at 5 p.m. at Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct. (NW corner I-630 and Barrow Rd.), officiated by Rev. Dustin Freeman and Rev. Carlton Cross. The family will greet friends prior to the service, beginning at 4 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Salem United Methodist Church, 1647 Salem Rd., Benton, AR 72019; Trinity of Pell Lake, West 775 Geranium Rd., Genoa City, WI 53128; or St. Andrew's Anglican Church, 8300 Kanis Rd., Little Rock, Ark. 72204. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Lonn's online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.
Published August 7, 2014