Diane, So nice to hear from you and know we are related. I have more information and sources on this family if you would like to have the information you need or want.You can contact me at my e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.I can get copies of the documents I have and also send you family sheets from my geneaology program.
I have John Jacob Sippel's death certificate and it states his birth date as Feb. 2, 1959. I do not have a picture of him but I do have a photo of his wife, Louise Reichart Sippel. E-mail me so I can get your address and I'll send you all I have if you wish. I would like to have what you have on your great, grandfather, Charles. Thanks for contacting me! Shirley Mair