Obituary: Marianne Lippuner

Marianne Lippuner passed away peacefully on October 11, 2011 in the comfort of her own home. She was prepared for her passing and ready for relief from Parkinsonand#8217;s and Leukemia.

Marianne was born to Hans and Anna Eggenberger-Adank on January 27, 1931 in Switzerland. She married and came to the United States in 1957. She and her husband, Nick, lived primarily in Southern California and Arizona, while raising their four children. Marianne became a full time Truckee resident in 1998.

Marianneand#8217;s favorite activities included spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards, hiking, cross-country skiing, baking, cooking, painting, and crocheting. She will be remembered for her kind, gentle warmth, her sense of humor, and her utter perseverance and determination in the face of her illness.

Marianne is survived by her husband of 54 years, Nick, her four children: Susi, Hans, Elisabeth and Ueli, daughter-in-law, Sue, three grand-children and her extended family who reside in Switzerland.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at Sierra Bible Church, Truckee, California. A luncheon will follow the Celebration.

All attendees are respectfully requested to refrain from wearing any perfume, cologne, or essential oils, to accommodate the medical needs of Marianneand#8217;s oldest daughter.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to one of two organizations:

and#8226; Tahoe Forest Hospice

P.O. Box 759

Truckee, CA 96160

(530) 582-3534

Checks should be made payable to Tahoe Forest Hospital Foundation, Hospice.

and#8226; Tahoe Rim Trail Association

948 Incline Way

Incline Village, NV 89451

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