Maxwell (Rippie) Ruth, age 86, of Brooklyn Park, passed away July 16, 2003 at her home. She was a literature enthusiast and belonged to several reading groups. She is preceded in death by her husbands, George Rippie and Kenneth Maxwell. She will be deeply missed by her sons, Ed Rippie (Sally Swanson), Daniel G. Rippie (Diane); grandchildren, James Rippie (Emily Gephart), Laura Rippie, Deborah Rippie (Chris Bakke); stepchildren, Conrad "Butch" Maxwell, Keith Maxwell, Ruth Lockow, Mary Einarson and their families; other relatives and friends. Family requests memorials to Habitat for Humanity or MN Public Radio. Private interment. Celebration of Life will be held 11 AM Mon., July 21 at: Cremation Society of MN Brooklyn Park Chapel 7835 Brooklyn Blvd. 763-560-3100

Published on July 18, 2003

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