Mrs. Cynthia Marie Dipert, 66, of Taylorville, IL, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois.
She was born August 15th, 1947 in Michigan City, Indiana, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Skibinski) Hartwig. She married James E. Dipert on June 29, 1968 in Michigan City, Indiana, and they shared 46 wonderful years.
Mrs. Dipert was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, Illinois. She graduated from Purdue University and received a Masters Degree in Education from Illinois State University. She taught at various schools, including St. Mary’s Grade School in Taylorville, special education at Mt. Auburn, Illinois, and special education and 6th grade science in the Taylorville, Illinois school system. Mrs. Dipert was currently teaching “E Reading” at the Taylorville Junior High School and Lincoln Land Community College. She was a beloved teacher who brought the joy of learning into the classroom. She also loved to travel and visited places far and near, making new friends wherever she went.
Mrs. Dipert is survived by her husband, Jim Dipert of Taylorville; a sister, Patricia Fraze, of LaPorte, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Kincaid, Illinois. Fr. Dan Willenborg will officiate. Visitation for Mrs. Dipert will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, IL. A prayer service will be held at 6:45 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
Please visit her online obituary at www.mastersonfh.com.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cynthia Marie Dipert, 66, of Taylorville, IL were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Kincaid, Illinois. Fr. Dan Willenborg officiated. Visitation was held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, Illinois.
Pallbearers were Rich Shaw, Duane Stock, Dick Adams, Dr. Gary Blackman, OD, Robert Brown and Rob Campbell. Honorary pallbearers were Sonny Bertucci, Jay Wiedman, Ed Salisbury, Denny Flanagan and Bob Appleton.
Mrs. Cynthia Marie Dipert, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois. Mastersonfh.com