DONNA L. RIPLEY
Donna L. (Mrs. Charles) Ripley, age 72, of Faribault, died on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the District One Hospital, Faribault.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault with the Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen, pastor of First English Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.
A memorial visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services in the funeral home.
Donna L., the daughter of Harold and Beryl (Rogers) Nelson was born on September 24, 1937 in St. Paul. She married Lloyd Peltier and later they were divorced. She married Charles Ripley on June 19, 1982 in Medford. She was a Registered Nurse and retired from the Head Start Program, Faribault. She enjoyed card making, wool spinning, weaving and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her six children, Rachelle Purdie of Faribault, Renee (and Phil) Engelmeyer of Rochester, Roxanne (and Paul) Hallahan of Deltona, FL, Roseann (and Steve) Schweisthal, Robyn Peltier and Raelene (and Dave) Ableman all of Faribault; her three step children, Cyndi (and Paul) Maas of Medford, Steve (and Pam) Ripley of Plymouth, Mark (and Meri) Ripley of Alexandria; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother, Ronald (and Sue) Nelson; three sisters, Lois Kent, Jan (and Wayne) Blossey and Cheryl (and Bob) Madson .
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 2005; one son in law, David Purdie; and one step daughter Debra Ripley.
Name: Roxanne Hallahan
Date: Sunday August 08, 2010
I Love You, Mom!! "Everything is OK now...We're at home!" (Smile) Inside joke to my mom...she'll get it! Hearts, Rox
Date: Monday August 02, 2010
Donna was a lovely lady. I was one of her aides at the nursing home and I always enjoyed working with her. She was fun and liked to joke around with us. She will be missed!!!