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(December 18, 1932 – September 20, 2012)

MYRON JOSEPH WHIPPLEMyron Joseph Whipple formerly of Midland, died in State College, Pennsylvania on Sept. 20, 2012. Myron was one of eleven children born to Nora Nye Whipple. Myron married Billie Marie Mayo in 1955. She predeceased him in 1964. Myron then married Mary Lou Knopic in 1965. Mary Lou passed away in 2005. Myron is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Jody Whipple and their two children, Jacob and Abbey of State College, Penn, and by his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Chris Noah and their three children, Carly, Janie and Luke of Middleville, MI. Five siblings and one special cousin also survive him; Ruth Zwiegle, John Whipple, Jean Klinski, Geri Bucholz, Keith Whipple and Norma Brown. A visitation will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 10:00 am until Noon. A graveside service will take place at Midland City Cemetery at 12:15 pm. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Alzheimer’s Association or the donor’s favorite charity. The Family would like to thank all the of those friends and neighbors that looked after Myron especially after Mary Lou died. Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com