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 Cecil Arden Ripke

Cecil Arden Ripke

Birth
Bigfork, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Death 26 Jul 1953 (aged 44)
Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Burial Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 17307031 · View Source
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The Daily Inter Lake
Monday, July 27, 1953
page one

WRECK INJURIES PROVE
FATAL TO CECIL RIPKE

Cecil A. Ripke, 44, died Sunday in the Sisters of Mercy hospital in Kalispell as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident near Cut Bank July 5.
Ripke, his wife and another couple were driving near Cut Bank when an unknown vehicle struck their car from the rear. Ripke was thrown into the back seat by the impact and his neck was broken. The other passengers in the car escaped serious injury. The driver of the other vehicle did not stop and police are conducting an investigation to establish his identity.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ripke of Kalispell, Cecil Ripke was born in Bigfork and spent most of his life in Flathead Valley. He was flown to Kalispell from a Great Falls hospital July 19. Previous to the accident Ripke was working for the Bureau of Reclamation at Babb.
Ripke is survived by his widow, Jeanette, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ripke of Kalispell, a son Terry, a daughter Myra Jean, and two sisters, Mrs. R. F. Miller of Portland, and Mrs. W. J. Harrison of Missoula.
Funeral services have been set for Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Waggener & Campbell Funeral Home with the Rev. M. E. Van de Mark, pastor of the Epworth Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Conrad Memorial Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Burt
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17307031
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil Arden Ripke (28 Apr 1909–26 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17307031, citing Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .