In Memory of



Obituary for Katharina Tippelt

Katharina passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia, on February 3, 2019. Born in Austria, on November 16, 1923, Katharina Tippelt (née Reitinger) of Egmondville, was in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Otto Tippelt (Feb. 28, 2008). Loving mother of the late Gunther (Jan. 24, 2019) and his wife Mary Ann of Mooretown, and Eric and his wife Heather of Belleville. Dearly loved grandmother of Robert Tippelt and Krista Metzinger of Houston, Texas, Katie, William and Matthew Tippelt of Canada, and great-grandmother of numerous great-grandchildren. Also survived by her sister Hettie of Austria, and brother-in-law Willi and sister-in-law Lieselotte, both of Germany.

A funeral mass to celebrate Katharina’s life will be held at St. James Catholic Church, 22 Victoria St., Seaforth, on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in Egmondville Cemetery and a reception will follow at the Seaforth Legion, Branch 156. Arrangements entrusted to McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth, 519-527-1390.

Memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made by visiting Katharina’s memorial at