Doris Schipper

Doris Francke Schipper, of rural Roann passed at 1:37 am, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at her residence.

She was born on October 14 to Carolyn (Erni) and Francis W. Francke in Jeffersonville. In October of 1975, she married Randal E. Schipper.

She attended and graduated from Charlestown High School, Hanover College, and Butler University.  She also took classes from Indiana University, Ball State, Penn State, and Catherine Spalding.  She taught school in Indianapolis and in Panama, and also was a school counselor at Maconaquah and North Miami.

She had memberships which included Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, Kappa Delta Pi Honorary, Balboa Yacht Club, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Historic Landmarks of Indiana, Indiana Farm Bureau, and the First Presbyterian Church of Charlestown.

Survivors include her husband Randy; children, Amy (Phil) Weaver of Roann and Troy (Amber) Schipper of Roann; grandchildren Alaina, Jordan, Max, Alex, Rylan, and Jesse; twin brother David (Linda) Francke, Sellersburg; sister Karen (Robert) Peterson, Spicewood, Texas; sister-in-laws Janet (Mike) Gonsalves, Columbus, and Jane (David) Haynes, Akron; and brother-in-law Paul (Diane) Schipper, Ave Maria, Fla.

A private memorial service is being held at the Emmanuel Church of Roann. A Celebration of Life gathering with a meal will be held at 12:00 noon, Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Akron Community Center 815 Rural St. Akron.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron,.

Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the North Miami FFA  570 East 900 North, Denver, Ind.  46926 or the Emmanuel Methodist Church.

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Posted on 2019 Apr 23