Helen Louise Kipping
Feb 10, 1925 - Mar 12, 2013
We sadly announce that our Mother, Helen Louise Kipping peacefully completed her journey on earth Wednesday March 12, 2013 in Sacramento, CA with her family at her side. A loving Mother, beloved Sister, wonderful Grandmother & Great Grandmother, and a caring and dependable friend. Mom had a way of making a lasting impact on everyone who knew her. For those of us she left behind, we are forever changed, not so much because she is gone, but for having the privilege of her being a part of our lives. She was 88 years old.
Mom was born February 10, 1925, in Clark, MO. She married James Arthur Patterson July 8, 1944, in Kansas City, KS. They were the parents of four daughters. Wilma L. Santos, Walnut Creek, CA; Donna P. Garfinkle, Rancho Cordova, CA; Judith A. (David) Younker, Fair Oaks, CA., and Deborah S. Patterson of Sacramento, CA.
She is also survived by her brothers; Billy Cable, Avondale, MO. and Harold Cable, Clark, MO.
She leaves behind 5 grandchildren; Ron (Olivia) Santos, Antioch, CA; Jeff (Christina) Santos, San Ramon, CA; Steven (Shaundra) Santos, Mesa, AZ; Kimberlee (Mark) MacVicar, Alameda, CA; Kristina Primak, Fair Oaks, CA. 11 Great Grandchildren; Blake (Randi) Mendoza, Ryan, Christopher, Alyssa, Alexandra, Hunter, Madyson, Abbey, Cameron, Jeremy Santos, and Kira MacVicar. 2 Great Great Granddaughters, Kara and Emily Mendoza.
She was predecased by husbands, James Arthur Patterson, Jack Russell and Gerhard Kipping. Her parents, Fred Monroe Cable and Wilma Etta (Bailey) White and one sister, Delores Earlene Tait.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mother’s name to: Emmanual Baptist Church, 9350 Kiefer Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95826