Cheryl A. Whipple
Cheryl A. Whipple, the daughter of Gordon Wellington Andersen and Dorothy Maxine (Veatch) Andersen, was born January 6, 1952 in Shenandoah, Iowa. Cheryl graduated from Farragut High School, Farragut, Iowa in 1970, where she participated in basketball, making the state playoffs. She then attended Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville, Missouri for one year and Peru State College for two years graduating in 1973 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Education.
On May 22, 1971, Cheryl was united in marriage to John Whipple at the Farragut Methodist Church. They made their home near Sidney, Iowa later they moved to the Locust Grove Township, Iowa where they became parents of two children, Trevor and Dara, this is where they have made their home to this present time.
Cheryl taught Social Studies in Nebraska City, Nebraska for 3 years. While there Cheryl coached the junior-high girls' basketball team. After moving to the Locust Grove Township Cheryl moved her career closer to home, where she taught in Hamburg, Iowa for 27 years, retiring in 2011. She was one of her student's favorites, and loved by them all! She was also a farmer's wife and loved helping in the family farm operation, especially loving the animals.
Cheryl was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Northboro, where she formerly taught Sunday School and Bible School, where she got to share her strong faith. She was currently attending First Baptist Church, Tarkio, Missouri. Cheryl was a former 4-H leader, she volunteered at the Sidney, Iowa Rodeo, enjoyed gardening, leathercraft, stained glass, baking and chocolate! Cheryl passed away, Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care, Tarkio, at the age of 69.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include, husband, John Whipple, Shenandoah; children, Trevor Whipple and his wife Mandy, Northboro, Dara Whipple, Tarkio; grandchildren, Collin, Nathaniel, Brody, and Bryar; brother, Wayne Andersen and his wife, Susan, Johnston, Iowa; numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, friends and family.
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM, Wednesday, August 11, 2021, First Baptist Church, Tarkio.
Interment: Walden Grove Cemetery, Westboro, Missouri.
Open visitation begins 9:00 AM Tuesday, August 10, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio, where the family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 PM.
Memorials: Stable Care, Inc.
Arrangements: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Posted online on August 09, 2021