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Scott Fippinger

Scott Fippinger

President and CEO

Scott graduated from Aledo High School in 1978, attended Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, and graduated from University of Minnesota where he received his B.S. in mortuary science. He worked at the Phalan Park Funeral Home in St. Paul, Minnesota before returning home to join his father in the family business on June 1, 1982.

In addition to working for the family funeral home, Scott was employed at the Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Homes in Alpha and Woodhull, Illinois, which he purchased in October 2002. Scott and his wife, Ann, reside in Aledo and have three children, Nathan, Benjamin, and Elise. He is currently the President of Fippinger Funeral Home, Inc., and is responsible for the day to day operations of both the Fippinger Funeral Home and Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Homes. Having been very active for over 30 years in community organizations and events, he is currently a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Aledo Kiwanis Club, the Aledo Exchange Club, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association.

Telephone: 1-309-582-2315

Email: scott@fippingerfuneralhome.com


Ann Fippinger

Ann Fippinger

Co-Owner and Grief Coordinator

Ann Marie Babcock was born in Davenport, Iowa to Jack and Ardis Babcock.  She graduated from Davenport West High School and graduated from Marycrest College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work.  Ann was employed at the Royal Neighbor Home in Davenport and the Masonic Home in Bettendorf.

She married Scott Fippinger August 31, 1991 in her home church, St. John's Methodist in Davenport.  She was employed at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo as Social Services Director until the birth of their son in 1994.

Ann is instrumental in coordinating activities at home with professional services at work.  Ann instituted the grief program at Fippingers in 2008 and helps wherever needed.  As their children grow and learn to fly she looks forward to an ever increasing role in the funeral homes.

Telephone: 1-309-582-2315

Email: ScottAnnFippinger@hotmail.com


Leanne McDermott

Leanne McDermott

Secretary

Leanne McDermott was hired in 2011 as a secretary for Fippinger Funeral Home and Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Homes.  Leanne was raised in Savanna, IL and graduated from the American Institute of Commerce where she received her legal office professional diploma.  She is married to Pat and they moved to Aledo in 1998.  Leanne was employed as a legal secretary in Davenport until the birth of their first child.  Then she was a stay-at-home mom to Josh, Nathan and Emily.  Leanne is a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo.

Telephone: 1-309-582-2315

Email: leanne@fippingerfuneralhome.com


Ron Moffitt

Ron Moffitt

Funeral Assistant

Ron joined Fippingers in October of 2002.  He is retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation.  In addition to working at the funeral home he helps at Meminger Metal and operates his own stump removal business.  He enjoys coaching wrestling, fishing and is a member of the First Baptist Church in Aledo.  He is married to Sharon and they have two children, Scott and Rhonda and 4 grandchildren.

Telephone: 1-309-582-2315

Email: funeralhome@fippingerfuneralhome.com


Dean Kernan

Dean Kernan

Funeral Assistant

Dean joined Fippingers in November of 2012.  After 33 years, Dean retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation.  Dean is a past member of the Mercer County Board and past member and chairman of the Mercer County Hospital Board. Dean is a member of Alpha United Methodist where he currently serves as the their Treasurer, multimedia specialist and chairs the Men-In-Mission committee.  He is married to Lindi (Soseman) and they have six children: Gina Young, Rob Kernan, Lisa Smith, Joshua McCaw, Lindsi Brooks, and Alexandria Catey. They also have 14 grandchildren.

Telephone: 1-309-629-5271

Email: funeralhome@fippingerfuneralhome.com


Sid Carlson

Sid Carlson

Funeral Assistant

Sid joined our staff in August of 2016. Sid graduated from AlWood High School, served two years in the United States Army and graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. in agriculture. Sid retired as a Branch Manager with Wells Fargo Advisors after twenty-five years in the securities business. He currently serves on the Knox County 911 Board, is a Rio Township trustee, serves on the board of the Galesburg Hospitals Ambulance Service and is board chairman of the OSF St. Mary Foundation. He is a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor and serves as Calvary Foundation Treasurer. He has been an EMT with Tri-County Ambulance for thirty-six years. Sid has been married to Roberta for forty years and they have two daughters, Lisa and Lara.



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