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“My heart felt condolences to the Lipsmeier family. Chuck Sr. Was and always will be a good man, father and friend. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Daniel Penny - Harrison, MI

“Eve. Very sorry to hear that Chuck has passed away. Our deepest Condolences and Prayers to you and family. Many memories. Chuck will never be...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Armen L. Hagopian - Warren, MI

“I have so many fond memories growing up as a younger cousin and enjoying the family time we shared in our homes and the nurturing he and Evelyn...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Anne Kolar - Spring Hill, FL

“Evelyn, I'm so sorry to learn of Chuck's passing. We had such a good working relationship all those many years in the business office. Remembering,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Dee Martin - Warren, MI

“Chuck was a friend, fellow bowler and member of the St. Philomena Young Adult Club in the late 50's and early 60's. Such fun we all had together at...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ed and Sue Purrenhage - Friend

“Jim & Joann ,I was sorry to hear about the death of Jim's brother.May you find comfort in you memories.Please extend my heartfelt sympathies to the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Marie Savage - Essexville, MI

“I will ALWAYS remember you, Chuck!!! When I was really little...and your family lived on Radnor.....I remember going into your little bedroom that...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Rozema - Rochester Hills, MI

“We share many memories of growing up as cousins. Trips to the bowling alley were always fun....especially on Halloween. Family dinners at your...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Beth and Perry Hill - Tempe, AZ


Charles Anthony Lipsmeier Sr., age 80, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan. Charles was born October 7, 1936 in Dearborn, Michigan, son of the late Virgil Henry Lipsmeier and the late Adele Bernadine (nee: Immethun) Lipsmeier.

Charles was raised in Detroit and graduated from St. Paul's on the Lake Catholic School in Grosse Pointe. Following his schooling he studied accounting at the Walsh Institute in Detroit and later served in the United States Army Reserves for six years.

Charles would spend his career years working in the accounting field for various employers. He worked at the Lawrence Technical Institute, and later for the City of Warren. Charles' last job as an accountant was within the East Detroit Public Schools Administration and Accounting office. He worked for over 16 years for the school district before retiring.

When Charles was not working he held two very important foundation pillars in his life...family and faith. Chuck was a quiet, "Gentle Man," the kind of guy that was immediately liked by all who came to know him. He was devoted to his Catholic faith and was an active member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church until the church closure.

Charles celebrated 51 years of matrimony to his beloved bride, having married on November 6, 1965. When he was not working, the two enjoyed being homebodies and occasionally traveling or taking a shipboard cruise.

Charles A. Lipsmeier Sr. was the beloved husband of Evelyn and was the dear father of Pamela Lipsmeier, Charles A. (Melissa) Lipsmeier Jr., and Jennifer (Eric) Guy. He is further survived by his brother James (Joann) Lipsmeier and his grandchildren; Jacob, Owen, David, Lucina, William, Matthew, and Rachel.

Visitation for Mr. Lipsmeier will be held Monday 3-9pm, with a 7pm Scripture Service at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile) in Warren. Mr. Lipsmeier will lie in state Tuesday 10:30am at St. Mark Catholic Church in Warren until the time of the Funeral Liturgy at 11am. Celebrating the Funeral Liturgy will be Reverend Fr. Stanley Obloj.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliot St. , Detroit, Michigan 48207.

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