January 8, 1948 - May 1, 2016


Randall “Randy” Steven Hippe, age 68, Brainerd, MN, formerly of Minnetonka, MN, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community, St. Cloud, MN, surrounded by his loving family.

A Celebration of Randy’s life will take place at his favorite bar and grill, Bunny’s, on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, 5916 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Randy was born January 8, 1948 in Owatonna, MN to Randolph and Elsie (Van Iperen) Hippe. He lived most of his life in Minnetonka, MN but recently retired to Brainerd, MN. Randy was a proud Army veteran and loved to play trombone in a variety of bands in the Twin Cities and Brainerd.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Nancy (Darsow) Hippe of Brainerd, MN; daughter, Rachel (J. T. ) Casari; sons, Michael and Brian Hippe; grandaughter Ashlynn; daughter Lou-Anne Carpenter of Germany; three brothers and numerous nieces and nephews.