October 7, 1922 - March 29, 2016


Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clear Lake for Elaine V. Wipper, age 93, who passed away Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. George Sagissor III will officiate and burial will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church in Clear Lake. Trinity Lutheran prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Elaine was born Oct. 7, 1922 in Sauk Rapids to Gilmore & Minnie (Stark) Secord. She married Gordon Wipper on Jan. 12, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Clear Lake. Elaine was a homemaker and farmed with her husband in rural Sherburne County. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Clear Lake where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. Elaine enjoyed gardening, sewing, and volunteering at Head Start. She was a feisty, determined person.

Survivors include her daughter, Marlys (Allen) Spiczka of St. Cloud; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gordon; son, Ronald; daughter, Jean; and brothers, Arnold, Virgil, Darrell Secord.