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Erma Deloris Ripley

March 11, 1930 January 9, 2020
Erma Deloris Ripley
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Obituary for Erma Deloris Ripley

Erma Deloris Ripley, 89, of Richland Center, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Pine Valley Community Village. She was born on March 11, 1930 the fourth of six children born to Earl and Grace (Klingaman) Gray. She married Arland Ripley on September 17, 1949. They had two sons, Reggie and Gary.

She and Arland farmed most of their life. After they retired from farming, Erma worked 14 years at the Richland Hospital. Erma served many years as treasurer of the Loyd Bible Church and secretary of the Loyd Cemetery Association. She enjoyed gardening and sewing.

Erma is survived by her husband of 70 years Arland, two sons: Reggie (friend Nicole) of Muscoda, Gary (Linda) of Richland Center; granddaughter, Amy Ripley, great grandson Keegan Smith of Mauston, grandson John (Debbie) Geisler, great granddaughter Aubrey and Brielle of Richland Center, two sisters-in-law: Pat (Jim) Greeley of Richland Center, Martha Gray; brother-in-law Ron (Joanne) Ripley of Loganville, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Erma was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Thelma Paulus, Velma Denman, Norma Buck; two brothers: Willard Gray and Milford Gray; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Thelma and Clifford Ripley, brother-in-law, Clifford Ripley Jr., and sister-in-law Arlene Oler Wilder.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Pratt Memorial Chapel with burial to follow in the Loyd Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. The family suggest memorials in Erma’s name be made to Alzheimer’s Association or GRACE. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences may be made at prattfuneralservice.com


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Visitation

Tuesday

14

Jan

9:00 AM 1/14/2020 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service

120 North Park Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service
120 North Park Street Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Service

Tuesday

14

Jan

11:00 AM 1/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service

120 North Park Street
Richland Center, WI 53581

Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service
120 North Park Street Richland Center 53581 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Loyd Cemetery Final Resting Place

Loyd Cemetery Lane
Loyd, WI 53937

Loyd Cemetery Lane Loyd 53937 WI
United States
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