Agnes M. Laipply

July 25, 1927 ‒ April 25, 2015

Galion, Ohio

Agnes M. Laipply, age 87 of Galion passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 following an extended illness.

She was born July 25, 1927 in Galion and was the daughter of Lloyd and Ada (Newland) Epley and graduated from Galion High School in 1945. Agnes married Warren Laipply on May 17, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 21, 2010 after sharing 63 years of marriage.

She was a member of the Galion Women’s Bowling Association for many years. All of her life Agnes was an avid fisherman, spending 20 years at her home on Lake Erie with her husband and the many friends she made while there. She enjoyed sports and was a fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes as well as the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns. Her biggest joy in life was her family and her home where she spent time growing flowers and gardening.

She is survived by her son, Randy (Margi) Laipply of Galion and her daughter, Vicki (Bob) Rittenour of Galion; a granddaughter, Jennifer (Jim) Hart; two grandsons, Kenneth (Monica Sack) Rittenour and Steven (Jill Britton) Rittenour; four great-grandchildren, Jackson and Jillian Hart, Carter and Kylie Rittenour; her sister, Joyce Foraker, formerly of Galion and several close nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Epley.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. Following calling hours family and friends are invited to the American Legion, 118 South Market St., Galion for a light meal.

Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home in lieu of flowers.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Agnes Laipply, and condolences may be made to them at

  • Randy , Sorry to hear about your mother. Thoughts and prayer be with you and family . Steve Wirick