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Russell E. Rippelmeyer

July 14, 1932 — March 30, 2018

Russell E. Rippelmeyer, 85, of Waterloo, Illinois, died March 30, 2018, in St. Louis, MO. He was born July 14, 1932, in Waterloo, IL.

He is survived by his wife Joyce C. Rippelmeyer (nee Schmitt); daughters Cynthia (David) Birk & Caryl (David) Noelken; grandchildren Melissa (Adam) Dye, Eric (Kristen) Birk, Aaron (Megan) Birk, & Mike Noelken; 8 great grandchildren Emily, Sophie, Lucia, Harrison, Dax, Jonah, Mia, & Ellie; sister-in-law Mildred Rippelmeyer; nieces, nephews, & cousins. 

He is preceded in death by his son Mark R. Rippelmeyer; grandson Gregory S. Noelken; parents Albert J. & Catherine Rippelmeyer (nee Baxmeyer); & brother Elmer Rippelmeyer.

Russell was a member of St. John UCC - Valmeyer, US Air Force Veteran, retired from IDOT & farmer.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. John UCC - Valmeyer

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Wednesday at St. John United Church of Christ

10 AM Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at St. John United Church of Christ in Valmeyer, IL
Pastor Elizabeth Terrill officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Valmeyer, IL

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John Cemetery - Valmeyer

721 E Main St, Valmeyer, IL 62295

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