Donald Kipka, 54

obit-KipkaDonald Kipka of Little Falls died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids after a short battle with cancer.

Memorial services were held Monday, Aug. 5, at the Foley Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Tim Wittwer officiating. Inturment was in the SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Gilman.

Donald Kipka was born Sept. 10, 1958, in St. Cloud, to Herbert and Adeline (Malikowski) Kipka. He attended Foley Public Schools and lived in the Foley and Little Falls area. He was a handyman and enjoyed drawing cars, carpentry work, wood working and could fix almost anything. Donald liked to fish and was much loved by his family. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his mother; Adeline Kipka, Sauk Rapids; daughter, Beth; son, Dustin; and brothers and sisters, Rose Anne Jurek, Gilman; Darrell “Butch” (Sharon), Foley; Herbert Jr., (Karen), St. Francis; Judith (John), Kipka-Jurek, Foley; Diane (Mike) Carlson, Forest City, Iowa; Lorree (Jay) Josephs, Sauk Rapids and Karen (Joe) Thull, St. Cloud; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert; brother-in-law, Dennis Jurek and brother, Ronald.

Foley Funeral home