Friday, April 26, 2013




ADDRESS:  N3493 Brook Drive, Medford; A township of Hammel resident


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  6:30 AM Friday, April 26 at Memorial Health Center, Medford where he was a patient for the past 3 days most recently under the care of Hope Hospice


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 30 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford


OFFICIATING:  Father Sangmoon Kim & Deacon Joe Stefancin


VISITATION:  10:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 30 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 16, 1932 at the Town of Little Black


EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic School, Medford


MARRIAGE: November 8, 1958 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester to Audrey Jensen and she survives


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, and prior to his marriage, he worked in ranches in Montana for a period of time.  In 1949 he returned to the area and worked as a ranch hand at various local mink ranches.  He then worked for 20 years at Marathon Cheese Corp. in Medford until retirement in 1995.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, playing cards and spending time at their cabin in Perkinstown.


MEMBER OF:  Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; Past Knights of Columbus member


SURVIVING SPOUSE:  Audrey Cypher of Medford


SURVIVING CHILDREN:  3 sons – Jerry (Janet) Cypher, Jeff Cypher, and Greg (Michelle) Cypher all of Medford; Daughter – Lori Ann Cypher of Medford




SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Mary Rose Pain of CA, John (Margaret) cypher of Stetsonville, Venard (Mary Jane) Cypher of Madison, Herman (Karen) Cypher of Janesville, Mary Ann (Gale) Engel of Chippewa Falls, Joe (Sharon) Cypher of Medford


BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister - Helen Veleck, Brothers - Donald, Clyde, Eugene, Fr. Micheal and Herbert in infancy


DECEASED FATHER:  Lawrence Cypher     DECEASED MOTHER:  Elizabeth Retterath


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