Kip Van Tooker was born May 1, 1969 in Cambridge to Earl and Ramona (Ginder) Tooker. He was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School, Class of 1987. In 1996 he married Heidi Fiebing and they made their home in Cambridge. Kip worked several years at Yale Electric Fork Lift in Ham Lake. In recent years he belonged to the Flooring Union and installed hardwood and ceramic floors. Kip’s children were the love of his life. His interests included fishing, working on the computer and movies. Kip had a great love for his Lord.
Kip is survived by his 3 children, Dominick, Alex and Madison of Andover; mother, Mona Petersen of Cambridge; father, Earl (Julie) Tooker of Cambridge; grandmother, Lucile Tooker of Cambridge; 2 brothers, Rick (Angie) Tooker of Isanti, Darcy Tooker of Seattle; sister, Jamie (Jay) Anderson of Princeton; 2 step-brothers, Brandon Murphy of Cambridge, Dan (Amy) Murphy of Cambridge; and by many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Thursday, April 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Cambridge with Rev. Howard McCray and Rev. Bill Berg officiating. Carlotta Lund will be the pianist. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery at Weber.