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James “Jim” Zipprich (5-20-19) service 5-23-19

James “Jim” Zipprich, 58, of Savannah, died on Monday, May 20.
He was born in Berwyn, Illinois, the son of Diane Cunningham Zipprich and the late Jerome Anthony Zipprich. He was united in marriage to Joanna Schuman, who survives.
Mr. Zipprich was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Colombus and the Carpenter’s Union. He was a concert pianist when he was younger.
He is survived by his wife, Joanna Zipprich of Savannah; mother, Diane Zipprich of Adamsville; stepsons, Joshua and Andrew Sanchez; a step grandson.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Frances Cunningham and Frances Zipprich.
Services were held on Thursday, May 23, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Savannah with  Father Dexter Noblefranca officiating. Burial followed in North Park Cemetery at Luther, Michigan.