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Thomas Allan Zipoy

February 1, 1966 ~ August 27, 2023 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Obituary

Thomas A. Zipoy, age 57, of Kimball, died Sunday, August 27, 2023, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 1, 2023, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Kimball with Rev. David Milz officiating. Burial will follow at Fairhaven Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Friday, both at the church.

Thomas Allan Zipoy was born on February 1, 1966, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Allan "Zip" and Shirley (Marohn) Zipoy. As a young boy, the Zipoy family moved from the Metro to the Kimball area. Tom was confirmed in his faith at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kimball. He attended high school at St. John's Prepatory School in Collegeville, graduating in 1984. He then obtained his bachelor's degree in accounting at St. John's University and certified public accountant license in 1988. He then went on to earn his doctoral law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1992. After some years of practicing law, he began his private practice, Zipoy Law Office in St. Augusta. During which he helped operate and eventually co-own Zips Diesel Injection Service.

On June 17, 1995, he was united in marriage to Sarah Lee Peglow at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kimball. Together, they made their home outside of Kimball, where they raised their two children, John Thomas and Julia Elizabeth. 

Tom was accomplished by dedicating himself to the pursuit of knowledge. He positively impacted the lives of many by working tirelessly to uphold justice and defend the rights of clients. He was a former board member of the Good Shepherd Community, Kimball Lions Club, and instrumental member of St. John's Lutheran Church. 

Beyond his professional achievements, Tom will be fondly remembered for the subtleness of his kind soul. His witty nature and servant heart to those he loved will forever inspire. He found solace and joy in being an outdoorsman, camping with his family, and completing crossword puzzles. His love for nature was amplified at the cabin, where he would create lasting memories with loved ones including his canine best friend, Ace.

Tom is survived by his wife of 28 years, Sarah; children, John and Julia; brother, Tim (Susan); mother-in-law, Carol Peglow; brothers-in-law, Tim (Leslie) Peglow, Roger (Nicole) Peglow, Jason (Tila) Peglow, Artie (Rachel) Peglow; former sister-in-law, Dawn Peglow; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Zip and Shirley Zipoy; and father-in-law, Arthur P. Peglow.

John, Julia, and Theodore Zipoy, Paige Ruegemer, Preston, Parker, Mason and Jason Peglow will serve as casket bearers. Lori Rippentrop will provide music for the service. Arrangements entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Kimball.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 31, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. John's Lutheran Church
8871 135th Street
Kimball, MN 55353

Visitation
Friday
September 1, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
8871 135th Street
Kimball, MN 55353

Funeral Service
Friday
September 1, 2023

11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
8871 135th Street
Kimball, MN 55353
 

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