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Bette Ann Anderson Ripke
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1922
Milaca
Mille Lacs County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2001
Brooklyn Center
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Born north of Milaca on the family farm, the oldest of 6 kids. She grows to maturity in the Milaca area, graduating from Milaca H.S. in 1940. She moves to the Twin Cities to begin college, but also works to fund that effort. She marries Mel Ripke in 1944. They have one daughter. Bette gets her degree in Library Science after daughter Kathy is in grade school. Bette works as an elementry school librarian the rest of her working life. Mel and Bette divorce in 1972. Bette has a brief second marriage. After retirement, she spends much of her time traveling the world. Bette dies in 2001 at age 78.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adolph Henry Anderson (1892 - 1965)
  Anstis Elizabeth Hubbard Anderson (1899 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Melvin William Ripke (1923 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bette Ann Anderson Ripke (1922 - 2001)
  Phillip Lorimore Anderson (1924 - 2000)*
  Amon Ra Anderson (1926 - 2011)*
  Aemer Delano Anderson (1933 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Bette chose to have her ashes buried at her sister's lake property, near Brainard, Minnesota
 
Created by: Kathy Ripke
Record added: Jan 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64666743
Bette Ann <i>Anderson</i> Ripke
Added by: Kathy Ripke
 
Bette Ann <i>Anderson</i> Ripke
Added by: Kathy Ripke
 
 
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