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Dondeville Marten "Don" Rippe
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1928
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 2010
Sun City West
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Rippe, Don Marten 82, of Oak Grove, MO, passed away February 22, 2010 in Sun City West, AZ. Don was born January 22, 1928, in Clayton, MO. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in St. Louis and attended Missouri School of Mines in Rolla focusing on Mechanical Engineering after serving in WWII stationed aboard Naval USS Piper SS409 Submarine. Don owned 18 US and foreign patents and was the founder of Magnum Piering, Inc. He also worked at Emmenegger Construction, Eaton Corp. and Von Weise Gear Co. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by his wife, Delores M. Rippe, April 8, 1974. He is survived by his fianc?e, Nelda Walker of Sun City West, AZ.; son, Don M. Rippe Jr. and his wife Sue, of Arvada CO., daughter, Kimberly A. Barnett and her husband Bob, of Grain Valley, MO.; grandchildren, Alex Rippe, Lorrie Barnett and Marten Barnett. Services: Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday March 1, 2010 at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, 30000 East Valor Drive, Grain Valley, MO with a visitation prior to services at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest with military honors in Jackson County Veteran's Field of Honor at Swan Lake Memorial Park, Grain Valley, MO. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation. Arrangements: Chapel of Memories Funeral Home 816-463-4030. Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on February 26, 2010.
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  Martin T Rippe (1894 - 1967)
  Dorothy E Rippe
Swan Lake Memorial Gardens
Grain Valley
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
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