Darrel R. "Bud" Rippelmeyer, 76, of Belleville, IL, died November 19, 2017, in Maeystown, IL. He was born June 18, 1941, in Maeystown, IL.
He is survived by his wife Donna Rippelmeyer (nee Pollock); children Brian (Rebecca) Rippelmeyer, & Michelle (Todd) Morris; grandchildren Jedediah Rippelmeyer, Haley, Jacob, & Samantha Morris; sister Marlene (Leroy) Vogel-Karsten; niece Susan Vogel; nephew Scott Vogel; & cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Arnold H. and Arlou (nee Hoerr) Rippelmeyer; brother-in-law Norbert Vogel; & niece Gwen Vogel.
Darrel was a member of Morris Lodge #787, Shriner Ainad Temple, Scottish Rite, retired from AT&T - Construction Foreman, Hank's Excavating - Superintendent, he was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Shriner's Children's Hospital
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, November 24, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
12 Noon until time of service Saturday Quernheim Funeral Home
1 PM Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL