Robert Sippola

February 11, 2014

By Contributor

Robert Ray Sippola, 71, of Maple Valley, died Jan. 30, 2014.

“Bob” Sippola, son of Leland and Olive Sippola, brother of Richard Sippola and Betty Woolery, father of Leah Brazo and Bryan Sippola, and grandfather of Asher and Olivia, passed away with his children by his side at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue.

Bob was raised on the family farm in Vader, and graduated from Toledo High School in 1960. He earned a Bachelor’s in Education from Central Washington University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Washington.

Bob retired in 1995 after teaching and coaching in the Issaquah School District for 30 years. He loved sports of all kinds and was a passionate Seahawks season ticket holder since 1976. Sadly, Bob missed cheering the Seahawks toward their first Super Bowl championship.

At Bob’s request, no services are planned.

— Flintoft’s Funeral Home 392-6444

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