Wesley D. Garlipp, age 86 of Nebraska City died Jan. 26, 2019, at The Ambassador in Nebraska City.  
Wes was born July 16, 1932, on the family farm near Cook, the son of Leonard and Frieda (Huhold) Garlipp.  
He graduated from the Cook High School in 1949 and served on various ships in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956.  
Wes married Ardell Bremer April 21, 1961, in Talmage.  He worked at American Meter and retired in 1992 after 38 years with the company.  
Wes was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elks Lodge No. 1049, American Legion Post No. 8 and Eagles Aerie No. 968 where he was a past Trustee on the Board.  
Wes was a master carpenter, enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards, socializing and spending time with family.
Survivors include his wife Ardell of Nebraska City; son, Randy Garlipp and daughter, Roxie Yost and husband Brad all of Hamburg, Iowa; brother, Lonnie Garlipp and wife Rosemary of Buffalo, N.Y.; grandchildren, Lindsey Yost and Sydney Yost, both of Omaha, Brittany Garlipp, Brandon Garlipp and Tyler Garlipp, all of Alabama; great granddaughter, Bradleigh Rose Anthony; sister in law, Maxine Burger of Nebraska City; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother and son, Robb Garlipp.
Funeral services were to be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebraska City with burial in Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City. Visitations were to be 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church or the family’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marshallfuneral. com.  Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.