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Gertrude E. Ripploh age 90 of Minster, OH died at 8:10 PM on Wednesday October 3, 2012 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. She was born on September 20, 1922 in Colifax, IL to the late Richard & Stella (Fitzpatrick) Kelley. She married her first husband ex Deidrich in 1943 and he preceded her in death in 1958 She married her second husband William A. Ripploh on January 2, 1961 in St. Marys, OH. He preceded her in death on January 7, 2011. She is survived by children: Jeri Howard, Wapakoneta, OH, Christine Diedrich, St. Marys, Joanne & Eugene Schoenlein, Wapakoneta, Jane & Clyde Miller, Minster, Carol Diedrich, Minster, Lois & Robert Dietz, Botkins, Paula & Mike McGown, Minster, Ted & Jennifer Ripploh, Minster, daughter-in-law Anna Diedrich, Celina, 24 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren & 1 great great grandchildren, sisters Ruth Finke, St. Marys & Betty Ann & Jim Sampson, St. Marys. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son James Diedrich, son-in-law Michael Howard, 1 grandchild, brothers & sisters Lucille Bailey, Bernard Kelley, Bernie Isenberger, Richard Kelley, Frank Kelley. St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, Minster FOE Aux. 1391, Minster, American Legion Aux. and an officer of the Lake Loramie Improvement Association. She retired form Goodyear after 30 years of Service. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster, from 4:00PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, Oct. 8 and from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.