Zane Lipps

Zane Lipps

Jan. 2, 1993 - Aug. 8, 2017

Zane Lipps, 24, of Axtell, Neb. and formerly of Hay Springs, passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney on Aug. 8, 2017.

Zane was born on Jan. 2, 1993, to Walter and Jolene (Peters) Lipps. Zane was the New Year’s Baby that year. He was the youngest of five children.

Zane attended Mirage Flats District 30 until the fifth grade when they transferred to Hay Springs until the end of his eighth grade year when he became very sick. He left Hay Springs his junior year and moved to Mosaic in Axtell, Neb., where he received great care from the staff that enhanced the quality of his life.

Zane was always very active, loved sports and was a huge Husker’s fan. One of the greatest things he did at Mosaic was attend a Husker game.

He was proceeded in death by his mother Jolene Lipps, grandparents Paul and Ida Lipps and Donna Peters and uncle Steve Peters.

He is survived by his father Walter, brothers Chris Speirs and Brad Lipps of Hay Springs, sisters Mandy McNamer (Daron) of Rockford, Ill., and Brianna Lipps of Dallas, Texas, his grandpa Don Peters of Hay Springs and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral service were held on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Hay Springs with Pastor Paul Smith officiating.  Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Hay Springs.  A visitation was held on Thursday, August 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Chamberlain-Drabbels Mortuary in Hay Springs.

A memorial has been established for Mosaic in Axtell, Neb. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Drabbels Mortuary, PO Box 443, Hay Springs, NE 69347.

Online condolences can be made at

Chamberlain-Drabbels Mortuary of Hay Springs, Neb., is in charge of arrangements.

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