Rowen D. Zipfel passed away May 23 at his home in Burbank. He was 93.
Born Aug. 15, 1917 in Bakersfield, he was a Burbank resident for more than 80 years.
He was a journeyman plumber for more than 40 years and retired from Wm. A. Peet & Son Plumbing in North Hollywood.
Zipfel was an artist, specializing in watercolor. He also did leather tooling and woodworking, and loved his antique 1927 Erskine Studebaker automobile. He was also a volunteer at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center.