Sandra “Sandy” Jean Tipp, of rural Mora, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 9, 2019 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 67 years old.
She was born on March 9, 1952, in Puyallup, Washington to Ed and Irene (Holland) Collin. She resided in Day and graduated from Braham High School. She was united in marriage to Robert Tipp on June 29, 1974. Together they resided in rural Mora.
She was an avid gardener, loved flowers, cooking, baking, travel and the outdoors. She retired from Ogilvie Public Schools in May of 2009, where she had worked for 34 years. She and her husband wintered at their home in Florida for the past 10 years.
She was a kind and gentle spirit who loved everyone deeply. She was loved by many and always thought of others before herself. She loved her Lord and had deep, abiding faith. Her legacy of God’s pure love to everyone will carry on in all of our hearts forever.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and numerous other family members.
She is survived by her husband Robert “Bob”; sons, Brandon Tipp of Hibbing, Troy Tipp of Aitkin and Eric Tipp of Aitkin; daughter Angie Tipp of Mora; precious grandchildren, Brooke, Teegan, Alexander, Ava and Tyler; siblings, Joan (Ken) Soles, Linda (Gene) Brunk, Rose Collin, Pamela (Kevin) Johannes and Roy (Joy) Collin; and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service celebrating Sandy’s beautiful life was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Isle on Saturday, June 15, 2019, with Pastor Mark Maunula officiating. A private inurnment will take place at a later date. Arrangements were by the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora. Condolences may be posted at www.aifuneralhome.com.