ERIK LIPPOLD LOCAL # 16 IOWA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

ERIK LIPPOLD LOCAL # 16 IOWA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

05/13/2022

Erik Lippold, 65, of Riverside, IA, passed away unexpectedly at home from natural causes on May 13, 2022.

A celebration of life will be held at The Kirkwood Room, 515 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City on August 27, 2022 from 10 AM until 12 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in his name.

Erik William was born May 15, 1956 in Waterloo to Donald and Helen (Ericksen) Lippold. He grew up in Waterloo and he was in the first class to graduate from Central High School in 1974. He received his bachelors degree in business from University of Iowa In 1978. He graduated from University of Iowa with a MS in 1982.

Erik became a Police Officer for the Iowa City Police Department in 1989, where he worked up until his retirement in 2013. He attended rifle marksmanship training, was a firearms instructor and was a bike officer. One year he led the state for most OWI enforcement. He was also part of the SRT team, a standard field sobriety test instructor, PR24 (baton) instructor and crowd control instructor.

He loved to windsurf, travel and ride motorcycles. He spent his summers driving to Hood River, OR to windsurf the gorge.
He is survived by his daughters Jess Johnson ( Matt) and Lilly Lippold, son Ian Lippold ( Danette), sisters Kathy Smith and Cinde Owen.

Erik was preceded in death by his parents Don and Helen Lippold and brother Tom Lippold.

Online condolences and memories of Erik may be shared with his family at www.lensingfuneral.com

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