Adam's Funeral Home
Box 218
| Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB R0G 1M0
Tel: 1-204-248-2201


Richard Lippens

December 13, 2018

Richard Lippens

Peacefully, surrounded by his family at home in Stony Mountain, Manitoba, Mr. Richard Lippens passed away at the age of 98 years. Had he been in Belgium, he would have been 99 years old, and started in his 100th year. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Donald (Joann), Frank (Gail), Bonnie (Walter) Fuellbrandt and Barb (Bob) Thevenot; his grandchildren, Terry (Guy), Jeff (Kristin), Chloe (Ultra), Dawn, Matthew, Mike (Shaunna), Brianna, Ben and Brittany; his great-grandchildren, Katrina, Nathan, Phil (Marianne), Tréven, Aliyah, Ty, Talin, Asia, Londyn, Legend, Thomas, Nick and Alexandria; and one great-great-grandson Gabe. He also leaves to mourn his passing his sister Gerarda Adam and sister-in-law Celina Lippens, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife Ruth Lippens (née Matthew); his parents Bernardus Lippens and Léontine (née De Kezel); his siblings, Marie Louise Lippens, Gerard Lippens, Leonard (Florence) Lippens and Medard Lippens; his brother-in-law Lucien Adam; and by one niece Eileen Adam.

Funeral services will be held in the St. Charles Catholic Church, 320 St Charles Street, on Friday, December 28, 2018.  Prayers, eulogy and video tribute at 10:30 am followed by Funeral Mass at 11 am   Family interment will take place after Mass at Chapel Lawn Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Legacy Project, Suite 900 2424 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T3S 2T4

Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements.  Phone 204-248-2201 or 1-888-400-2326.  For more information and condolences, please visit

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