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Mr. Benedict Taekay Giple

The Giple family of Minnesota announces with profound regrets the death of Mr. Benedict Taekay Giple, husband, father, brother, uncle and son. This event occurred at his home in Plymouth, MN on March 5, 2012 at 6:21am following a protracted illness.

"T. Ben" is survived by his wife - Esther Bendu Garmai Koenig-Giple, mother - Teresa Blamo Giple, five children - Lourenzo Bobby, Marben Forgbe, Theophilus Jekwi, Bibiana Applelyn and Claudia Juah Giple, as well as one grand daughter - Yaya.
He is also survived by, three brothers - Jerry, Theodore and Theophilus Wiaplah Ammenue Giple, three sisters - Ophelia Juah Giple, Bibiana Giple Blay and Juliana Giple-Massaquoi. He was predeceased by his sister, Josephine Giple-Wolo and father - Theodore Wleh Giple.

A memorial fund has been established with Wells Fargo Bank for voluntary donations. Account number for the nationwide deposit is 7811703805.

Funeral arrangements are as follow:

Wake-keeping will be held on March 30, 2012 at 6:30pm CST, at the Brookdale Convenant Church, 5139 Brooklyn Boulevard - Brooklyn Center, MN.

Funeral services
will be held on March 31, 2012 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 7025 Halifax Avenue North - Brooklyn Center, MN. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am; Internment will follow at Mound Cementary, 3515 69th Avenue North - Brooklyn Center, MN.

For family members, friends and well-wishers who are out of Minnesota, planning to attend the funeral and will like to make reservation for hotels, please find below two available hotels and contact information that has been arranged by the Giple family to help you in this direction:

6415 James Circle North, Brooklyn Center, MN
Phone: 763-561-8400

2550 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN
Phone: 763-561-0900
Or call Sadia Harris, a special friend to the family and employee of COUNTRY INN SUITES @ 612-396-0726

Contacts in Liberia:
Theodore Giple - Brother - 011-231-880-441755
Juliana Giple-Massaquoi - 011-231-886-13435
Theophilus Ammenue Giple - 011-231-886-556179

Contact in USA
Esther Koenig-Giple -Wife 763-746-6042 (Minnesota)
Jerry Giple - Brother - 267-688-7006 (Pennsylvania)
Lorenzo Giple - Son - 317-289-7306 (Indiana)
Theophilus Jekwi Giple - Son - 763-232-3104 (Minnesota)