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Helga S. Ripperger

1935 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Helga S. Ripperger Obituary
POQUOSON - Helga S. Ripperger of Poquoson, VA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 1, 2016. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1935 and moved to Virginia in 1954. Helga was the Director and Kindergarten teacher at Warwick Day Nursery for many years. She also spent 12 years as a realtor for both Century 21 and William E Wood & Associates Realtors. Helga was a charter member of the Tidewater German American Society. She loved being "Oma" to her grandchildren and traveling extensively with family and friends. Helga is survived by her beloved and devoted husband of 61 years, Horst Ripperger; her son, Tommy Ripperger; her daughter, Annemarie Lang (Ed); her sister Ilona Williams(Dale); her grandchildren Hannah Ripperger, Luke and Lindsey Lang, and Jackson and Erin Brady. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well as loving family in Germany. Helga was preceded in death by her mother Elsie Shaver and her sister Edith Vogt. There will be visitation at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home in Hampton, VA on Wednesday January 6th at 1:00 pm, a memorial service following will be held at 2:00 pm. Interment will be held privately with family at a later date. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 4, 2016
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