In Memory of Lon C. Lippincott

Lon C. Lippincott
Lon C. Lippincott
Born: June 20, 1950
Died: April 22, 2020
Age: 69
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Lon C. Lippincott
June 20, 1950 - April 22, 2020
From: Odebolt, IA

Lon C. Lippincott, age 69, of Odebolt, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the Loring Hospital in Sac City, Iowa.

Due to state and federal mandated guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The Christensen - Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online

Lon “Lonnie” Curtis Lippincott, the son of Leo and Lueleen “Midge” (Cox) Lippincott, was born on June 20, 1950, in Ida Grove, Iowa. He grew up in Arthur, Iowa and graduated from Odebolt-Arthur High School with the class of 1968. After high school, Lonnie attended Iowa Central Community College and later enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. in 1970. He served his country during the Vietnam war and was honorably discharged in 1974. 

On October 17, 1970, Lonnie married Kathy Lange and they had three children: Brenda, Amanda “Mandee” and Cody. Lonnie farmed and also did flooring installation for his career. After retiring from both he continued to work in carpentry with his brother Jeff Lippincott.

Lonnie enjoyed the great outdoors hunting with his family and friends. His hunting friends gave him the nickname “Doc” on one of their many hunting trips.  Lonnie also loved to fish and garden. He was a beloved father, grandfather and friend of many. Lonnie’s six grandchildren were the light of his life.  

Left to cherish his memory include his daughter Brenda Lippincott Baker of Odebolt, IA; daughter Amanda “Mandee” (Shane) Stephenson of La Vista, NE; son Lon “Cody” (Erika) Lippincott of Johnston, IA; grandchildren: Drew and Brendan Baker, Kyla and Wyatt Stephenson, and Kate and Kenna Lippincott; mother Lueleen “Midge” Lippincott of Arthur IA; sister Janet (Darrel) Bobzien of Odebolt, IA; brother Jeff (Charlene) Lippincott of Early, IA and sister Nancy Simon of Sutherland, IA.

He was preceded in death by his father Leo Lippincott; and brother-in-law Gary Simon.




At A Later Date


Odebolt Cemetery
Odebolt, Iowa


Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:03 AM
“Lonnie spent a lot of his childhood years at our house in Arthur because he and my brother, Bob, were great friends and pals! I have such fond memories of him - he was such a good kid - I miss him. Mary S. Noll - California”
- Mary S. Noll
Monday, May 4, 2020 at 1:46 PM
“So sorry to hear about Lon enjoyed visiting with him when he was at our house with Jeff our condolences.
Kenny & Anne ”
- Anne Thornhill
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 1:13 PM
“Glenn and I have fond memories of Lon and his children. We had all three in school, and enjoyed each one. Cody was a special friend of our son's. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.”
- Glenn & Sally Becker
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:29 PM
“Cody, I am very sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Chad Vigani
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:29 PM
“I'm so sorry for your loss. Cody is good people and that kind of character comes from good stock. ”
- Joan Mallonee (UPS)
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:29 PM
“Midge, Peggy and Mom were like sisters, so I've known Lonnie as long as I've been alive. Sending love to his family, special thoughts to you, Midge. We'll see you on the other side, Lonnie!”
- Ann Hemer Onnen
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“Our thoughts an prayers to the family.Many memories when i was a waitress at the Odebolt cafe an waiting on Lon.Prayers to Grandma Midge on the loss of your son i am thinking of you.”
- Angela K Mumm
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“So sorry to about Lon aways a great friend ”
- John Mason
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“I’m so sorry to hear about your loss, Lonnie was a really good guy. ”
- Jeff Cranston
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“Midge, Brenda, Mandy, and Cody, I am so saddened to hear of Lonnie's passing. I pray God's peace will be with all of you. Barb”
- Barbara Votrobeck
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“So saddened to hear about Lonnie. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.”
- John and Leona Mason
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“I'm so sorry to hear of Annie's death. I made it class reunion 2 years a go. I have fond memories of growing up in Arthur”
- Catherine Bill Litwinow
Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
“I'm so sorry for your loss. I work with Cody at UPS. On behalf of the entire UPS family, we are offering you our most heartfelt sympathy! God Bless Lon!”
- Brenda LaPorte
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