David Leland Lipke, age 57, of Hales Corners, died on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Zilber Hospice in Wauwatosa.
He was born on December 25, 1957, Milwaukee County, son of Irven and Leila (Kolosso) Lipke. He graduated from West Allis Central High School in 1976. On July 12, 1980, he was united in marriage to Patricia Graczyk. He worked as a machinist for over 40 years in the Milwaukee area. David loved to read and learn; he knew a little bit about everything. He will be greatly missed, but his extremely generous and always affable spirit will live on.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; two sons, Kevin and Jacob; mother, Leila Lipke; siblings: Robert Lipke, Michael (Tammy) Lipke, Gerald (Jayne) Lipke, Laura (Tom) Hultman and Cindy Lipke. He is further survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father Irven Lipke, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leonard and Helen Graczyk.
The funeral service for David will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home, Weyauwega with Rev. Vilas Mazemke officiating. Burial will be in Lind Center Cemetery, Town of Lind. A visitation for David will be held on Thursday at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. The Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Weyauwega is serving the family. www.clinehansondahlkefuneralhomes.com