James Michael Lippert “Mike”
Sunday, July 31, 2022 at the age of 78.
Beloved husband of Pamela Dodd-Lippert. Cherished father of Kristin Woychek and James (Maureen) Lippert. Loving grandfather of Beth, Jenny, and Matt Woychek and Erin and Morgan Lippert. Dear brother of Linda Bartel. Dear brother-in-law of Larry (Diane) Dodd, Leslie (Jim) Flint, Tony (Amy) Dodd and Helen Dodd. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents Roland and Evelyn Lippert.
Family and close friends will gather to celebrate Mike on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Heritage Funeral Home 1901 N. Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202 from 2:00 PM until A Time of Sharing at 3:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers memorials to Milwaukee Repertory Theater or Elaine’s Hope at the Lutheran Home.
Mike served as a police sergeant in Madison for 11 years. Mike pursued a career in funeral service. He worked with his father at the Lippert Funeral Home in Sheboygan for 24 years afterward moving to Milwaukee and serving the remainder of his 40-year career at area firms. Mike volunteered in the community with fraternal and civic organizations. He ushered at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater and volunteered at the Ovation Adult Day Program.
Mike was a friend of Bill W since 1992. He was active and enjoyed golf, bowling, hunting, music and plays.
A Special Thank You! to “Purple Canoe Club” for their love and support.
Enormous thanks to all the staff at Elaine’s Hope for their kind, loving and patient care of Mike