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WILLIAM DAVID RIPLEY Suddenly on March 23, 2002 in Melfort, SK. Survived by wife Vicki; daughter Jennifer Nygaard (Sean Dunn) grandchildren, Brittany and Sarah and son Tom (Gina) grandchildren, Alexander and Laura; parents, Charles and Dorothy; brother Bruce; sister Diane; twin sister Iris (all in B.C.) parents-in-law, Reg and Isabel Palmer; sisters-in-law, Leona Palmer and Elizabeth Palmer (Gary Garrioch) and brother-in-law Randy Palmer (Marianne). Born in Lethbridge, AB, Bill graduated from the University of Manitoba with a diploma in agriculture receiving the Governor General medal. After years of working in the agriculture industry, Bill chose to redirect his life and opened a convenience store servicing the community of Star City, SK. Bill had a strong affection for animals and will be dearly missed by Puppy and Rosco. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 30 at the Salvation Army Heritage Park Temple, 825 School Road, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 28, 2002