Louise Monica Kripal (Wesie pronounced
Louise Monica Kripal (Wesie pronounced "we zee") was born on December 27, 1953, in Long Beach California to Frank and Mary Kripal. She went to be with the Lord on May 3, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Long Beach, the same hospital she was born at. Louise is survived by her soulmate/partner, Steven Stein, brother, Vincent Kripal, and sisters, Toni Webster and Helen Jones as well as many nieces and nephews. Louise loved all people, she worked often as a volunteer and was on the board of many non-profit organizations. There will be a viewing of her body Wednesday, May 8 at St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, 515 W. Opp St, in Wilmington, CA from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., followed by a rosary at 7:00 p.m. Her service will also be at St. Peter and St. Paul's on Thursday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m. There will be a reception after the service in the church hall. Louise will be greatly missed by many.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on May 8, 2013