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Pearl Minnie Jipson was born in Sheridan, Wy. on April 25, 1943.

She moved with her mother, brother Jim and two sisters Marie and Mary to Chokio, Minn. in 1945. She was the youngest of four children and the most spoiled. She attended Chokio Grade School and High

School and then married her sweetheart Raymond Jipson on July 23, 1960; this past July they celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary.

They lived in Chokio on a farm when they first married, and they had three children while they lived there, and then had one more child after they moved out here to Portland, Oregon in 1965.

She departed this life on Sept. 23, 2013 at Fernhill Estates Care Center in Portland, Ore.

She leaves behind cherished memories by her husband Raymond Jipson, her children Julie Kuntz (Ken), Randy Jipson, Janet Watkins (Daryl) and Rodney Jipson (Christal). Her sisters Marie Eblen (John) and Mary Jipson. Her sister-in-laws Linda Hatlestad (Cliff), Millie Mohrman, Marion Wenz (Randy), brother-in-law Joe Jipson (Terry); and her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren plus many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Amanda Collins and Mura Collins. Her stepmother Helen Collins, her brother Jim Collins. Her brother-in-laws Marvin Jipson and Donald Jipson.