Benita Lois Kippes


Benita Lois Kippes, 84, of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away on August 13, 2023. Benita was born in Woodward, Oklahoma to Ben and Bertha Steadman on February 6, 1939.

Benita married her loving husband of nearly 65 years, Lloyd Kippes, on September 6, 1958.

A special message from Benita’s children: “To my mother in Heaven, thank you for always loving us and guiding us. Even though you are no longer here with us, we can still feel your love guiding us. You are always in our hearts. We love and miss you dearly.”

Benita is survived by her husband Lloyd Kippes of Edmond, son Rick (Julie) Kippes of Lindsborg, son Monte Kippes of Wichita, daughter Angela (Keith) Williams of Edmond, sister Betty Denwalt of Edmond, brother Tom (Regina) Steadman of Woodward, niece Cathy (Jack) Graham of Edmond, nephew David Denwalt of Choctaw, nephew Tom Jr. (Sheila) Steadman of Sharon, nephew Chris (Lisa) Steadman of Woodward, great-nephew Hayden (Kandice) Steadman of Sharon, great-niece Katelyn Steadman and her son Clay of Sharon, great-nephew Cale (Alyssa) Steadman and daughter Cora of Woodward, great-niece Jenna (Tyler) Stelzig of Edmond, and pets Penny, Lucky, Romeo, Miss Mercedes, Bella, Smokey & Bandit, Thor, Missy, Josie and Earl.

Memorial contributions can be made to Wildcare Oklahoma at 8505 Wildwood Lane, Noble, OK 73068.

A visitation will be held at Matthews Funeral Home on Friday, August 18th, 2023 from 3:00-8:00 p.m.

Funeral Services for Benita Kippes will be held at Matthews Funeral Home on Saturday, August 19th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

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