John Edward Sipes

John Edward Sipes 83, a resident of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., died Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Treasure Coast Hospice, in Fort Pierce, Fla. He was born April 8, 1928 in Crawfordsville, Ind. to the late George and Nora (White) Sipes.

John served in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mildred (Belisle) Sipes of Port Saint Lucie, Fla.; son, Ralph Sipes of Anderson, Ind.; daughters, Kathy George of Taylor, S.C.; Judy Schoger of Anderson, Ind.; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, with military rites to be held at the end of the service. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. Friends may call at the funeral home 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.

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