Rose A. Rippl, age 89, of Menasha, passed away at her residence on July 22, 2014. On August 8, 1924, Rose Ann was born in Menasha to the late Frank G. and Paula (Rueckl) Rippl. During high school Rose was a member of the National Honor Society. Upon graduating from St. Mary High School, Rose was very active in the family business, F.G. Rippl Grocery Store, and then went on to work for American Can retiring as an Executive Secretary. She was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Menasha.
Rose will be missed by her loving sisters: Magdalene (Clem) Rass and Donna V. Rippl; as well as the Rippl, Kirsling, and Rass nieces and nephews and their families; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Herbert Rippl and Paul (Marilla) Rippl; her sisters: Aurea (William) McLaughlin, Cecilia (Harry) Pawlowski, Marie (Bill) Kirsling, and Betty Rippl; and a niece, Paula (Rass) Michalkiewicz.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 528 Second Street in Menasha with Fr. Paul Paider officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the hour of the Mass at the church. Interment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery in the Town of Menasha.
Rose's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Home Instead for their diligence in caring for Rose and Donna.