David Franklin Rippeth
1948 - 2019
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David Rippeth passed away on February 28, 2019 in Monte Vista, Colorado.

David was born in Kimberly, Nevada, on Oct 4, 1948.

He spent most of his childhood in the Superior and Louisville area. He joined the Marines in 1968 and served with the 1st Marines, doing two tours in Vietnam.

David is survived by one daughter, Stacey Grisham; two brothers: James Rippeth, and Allen Rippeth, four sisters Gladys Winters (Ralph), Geraldine Dahl (Ron), Kathleen Dahl and Susan Knapp (Jeff). He was preceded in death by his parents Bernard Rippeth and Josephine (Emblanc) Rippeth and brother Thomas Rippeth. Services will be held at later date.

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Published in Colorado Hometown Weekly on Mar. 6, 2019.
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5 entries
March 10, 2019
May God's words at Psalms 9:9 bring you much peace and comfort at this most sad time.
March 9, 2019
Dave
So glad we got to spend time
with you last June. Thankful that
you found a wonderful place to call
home at Home lake.
Brother you will always be in our
hearts and memories.

love you, your sister Susan

Come to me all who are weary
and burdened; I will give you
rest.

Matthew 11:28
susan Knapp
March 7, 2019
Farewell brother. Thanks for being an example of strength. I hope you are in paradise today. Love you always.
Kathleen Dahl
March 6, 2019
David

We will miss you. Hope you are finally at peace from the struggles of life. A quiet and intelligent man, a man of few words , but always taken in what was going on. Will always remember our trip to Mesa Verde one of the
last memories I have of you. Rest in Peace

Love you, your Sister Ann
Ann Winters
Sister
March 5, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. May God bring everlasting comfort to your hearts and give you the strength to endure this difficult time.
(2 Thessalonians 2:16,17
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