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Dennis Jude Tippmann

April 22, 1946 ~ November 23, 2020 (age 74)


Dennis Jude Tippmann, Sr., 74, of New Haven passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 due to Covid-19.  Denny was born April 22, 1946 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late Laurence and Mary Tippmann. He attended Central Catholic High School.  Denny's business was the world’s largest paintball gun manufacturing company.  He was awarded many patents in his lifetime.  Denny and Mary founded the Charlie Tippmann Foundation which helps feed the poor around the world.  Denny is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Mary; sons, Dennis (Tonya) Tippmann Jr., Stanley (Stephanie) Tippmann, Bradley (Lindsey) Tippmann, David (Angela) Tippmann, Daniel Tippmann, Nicholas (Stephanie) Tippmann, Max Tippmann; daughters, Camille (Jerry) Grable, Rita (Dave) Morris, Anna (Michael) Royal; 47 grandchildren, with two on the way; six great grandchildren; siblings, Donald (Marie) Tippmann, Gene (Marilyn) Tippmann, John (Jackie) Tippmann, Tom (Marybeth) Tippmann, Helen (John) McCarthy, Ginny (Dave) Perkins, Sally (Rick) Ley, Nancy (Steve) Henry, and Carlie (Paul) Eisaman; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Laurel Tippmann, Ann Tippmann-Reitz, Barb Tippmann, Lois Tippmann, Marsha Cochran, David (Nancy) Lawrence, and Greg (Josie) Lawrence; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. Denny was also preceded in death by his son, Charles Tippmann; siblings, Mary Ann (Ed) Bobay, Carol Ann Hrncharik Hain, Joseph, Robert, Tony, Vince and Fr. Laurence Tippmann; and brother-in-law, Don Cochran.  Mass of Christian Burial will be private.  Visitation will be held Friday, November 27, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. Face covering required, social distancing with a limit of 50 people at one time will be observed.  Burial will be private in Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Relief Services. 


November 27, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

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