Eric D. Kipka, 18
Eric D. Kipka, a resident of Little Falls, MN died, April 26, 2002, in a motor vehicle accident in Belle Prairie Township in Morrison County.

Funeral services were held April 29 at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls with Rev. Martin Langemo officiating. Interment will be held at a later date.

Eric Douglas Kipka was born Aug. 31, 1983 in St. Cloud, the son of Keith “Doug” and Vicki (Drager) Kipka. He grew up in Little Falls where he attended elementary school and high school, graduating in the Class of 2001. Throughout school, he was active in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and worked with his uncles and grandpa at Drager Electric. After graduation, Eric took a job in Sept. 2001 at the Morrison County Landfill where he was employed at the time of his death. Eric was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls where he was a member.

Eric is survived by his mom, Vicki Kipka of Little Falls; sister Erin Kipka of Little Falls; great-grandma Mabel Drager of Swanville; grandparents, Curt and Lila Drager of Waite Park and Jurene Kipka of Freedhem; great-uncle Lowell Drager of Swanville; uncles, Steve and wife Missy Drager of Swanville, Scott Drager of Swanville, Terry and Bev Kipka of Sauk Rapids; aunt Debbie Ley of Sauk Rapids and five cousins.

He was preceded in death by his dad Keith “Doug” Kipka and his grandpa, Ambrose Kipka.

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