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Obituaries Published in June 1 California Democrat

Obituaries Published in June 1 California Democrat

June 1st, 2011 by Democrat Staff in News


Marjorie I. Ripple, 89, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at California Care Center.

She was born on January 20, 1922 in Nowell, Iowa, the daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Cushman) Gray.

Marjorie was a 1939 graduate of Sac City High School in Sac City, Iowa. She was united in marriage on January 10, 1943 in Neosho, Mo., to Gordon C. Ripple who preceded her in death.

She attended the First Christian Church in California. Her pleasures included her family, friends, and church. She also greatly enjoyed music, art, reading and traveling.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol (Bud) Mueller of Sand Point, Idaho; a son, Kenneth (Vicky) Ripple of El Mirage, Ariz.; and a daughter-in-law, Martha Ripple of California, Mo. She is also survived by four granddaughters, two grandsons and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Darrell Gray; a son, Gordon Scott Ripple and a granddaughter.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Those desiring to make a memorial donation in Marjorie's memory may do so to the charity or hospice of their choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.