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Jeffrey Paul Lippie, 59, passed away suddenly on August 7, 2020 at MidMichigan Hospital in Midland. He was born on October 28, 1960 in Bay City, MI to the late Louis and Barbara (Kleinschmidt) Lippie. He married Jennie Lynn Rolfe on April 15, 1989 and they had 31 wonderful years together.


Jeff worked as a machine operator for Pendell Printing/Quebecor/Quad for 34 years. At the time of his passing he was recently employed at Aptar. He and Jennie loved to take road trips around the U.S. to explore the country and go to casinos.


Jeff is survived by his wife, Jennie, in-laws, Ted and Nora Rolfe, siblings; Joel (Jane) Lippie of Peyton, CO, John (MaryAnn) Lippie of Fresno, CA, Jill (Perry) Holzknecht of Bothell, WA, and Jean (Casey) Jones of Monroe, WA, brother-in-law, Jeff Rolfe and many nieces and nephews. Jeff was predeceased by his brother, James Lippie.


No service will be held. In lieu of flowers please give to your favorite charity or spend it on a trip somewhere.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lippie family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.

Condolence Messages

  1. Dave curriston

    13 August 2020 12 months ago

    U will be missed. Prayers. To the family
    Dave curriston

  2. Ray Ellis

    13 August 2020 12 months ago

    Sorry for your loss , Jeff was a great guy who will be missed

  3. Deanna McClintic

    11 August 2020 12 months ago

    So sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. I always enjoyed working with him.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

  4. Barry Skutt

    11 August 2020 12 months ago

    Jennie, So sad to hear that Jeff has passed. He was a great coworker and especially a great person. Peace to you and your family during this difficult time. Barry Skutt

  5. Bonnie Wells

    11 August 2020 12 months ago

    Jenny and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was a funny, spunky, smart and smart mouthed guy (lol). I worked with him for a lot of years. He will truly be missed. Prayers to you all.

  6. Scott McMillen

    10 August 2020 12 months ago

    Rest in peace my friend! We had many good times back in the day!

  7. Daniel Castaneda

    10 August 2020 12 months ago

    My prayers with you at this time of grief .

    Daniel Castaneda

  8. Jan Price

    10 August 2020 12 months ago

    I’m so very sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He was one of the funniest guys I had the pleasure of working with… always a smile and a friendly “hello.” My heart just breaks for you.
    With much sympathy and love,
    Jan Price

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