Ernest â€śErnieâ€ť B. Phlipot, 82, of New Bremen, died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born May 5, 1930, in Newport, the son of Lena (Francis) and Henry Phlipot. On Sept. 27, 1950, he married Jeannette Budde, who died June 16, 2004. On Feb. 10, 2007, he married Betty Donnerberg Bergman, and she died on July 24, 2009.
Surviving are four sons, Bill Phlipot, of New Bremen, Tom Phlipot, of New Bremen, Dan Phlipot, of Conyers, Ga., and Ken Phlipot, of Celina; and two daughters, Dot Scheer, of New Bremen, and Deb Scroggins, of Seabrook, Texas.
Preceding him in death was a son, John Phlipot.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen, with the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating.
Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and on 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, at which time the Rosary will be prayed.
Contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice of Coldwater.
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