Blanche (Becher) Lippman

Blanche (Becher) Lippman, 85, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at her home.

She was born May 30, 1926, in Leavenworth the daughter of John and Blanche (Meeker) Becher. The Becher family was a founding family of St. Josephs parish in Leavenworth. She attended St. Mary’s Academy and College in Leavenworth.

She is surviving by her husband of 64 years Raymond J. Lippman of the home. She is also survived by her children, Ray Lippman of Texas, Mary Edmund of California and John Lippman of Ohio; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by two daughters, Paula and Ann Louise.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at St. Joseph Church with Rev. David McEvoy, O.Carm., as celebrant. Celebration of life luncheon will follow at the Leavenworth Riverfront Community Center. In lieu of flowers please send Memorials to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas or The Special Olympics. Arrangements entrusted to R.L. Leintz Funeral Home.