2017-05-18 / Obituaries

Russell Don Galipp Sr.

Funeral services for Russell Galipp Sr., 61 of Ledbetter, Texas were held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.

Russell Don Galipp was born on June 12, 1955 in Houston, Texas. He was baptized on August 30, 1960 and confirmed on March 30, 1969. Russell worked in the oil field for several years and was most recently employed with MIC in Brenham. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working with his hands. Russell passed away unexpectedly the morning of Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Giddings.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto & Ruth (Pietsch) Galipp; his daughter, Hanna Galipp and his brother-in-law, John Polson.

Survivors include his son, Russell “Donny” Galipp Jr. of Ledbetter; his daughter and son-in-law, Tiffanie & Paul Wiggins of Somerville; six grandchildren, Cameron, Clayton & Conner Kalbas all of Serbin, Michael Wiggins of College Station, Ashlee Mize & her husband, Zachary of Lubbock and Amanda Chambers & her husband, Kit of San Angelo; five great grandchildren, Rylee, Karsee, Aubree & Grant Mize all of Lubbock and Parker Chambers of San Angelo; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon & Michael Knight of Ledbetter; one niece, Ashton Polson of Bryan and one nephew, Chase Polson & his wife, Kasey of Port Lavaca.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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