Clipped From The Fort Wayne News
introduced ov Mrs. Christian Rippe. Mrs. -Sophie Rippe, the widow of Chiistian Rippe, died at 10:45 o'clock this forenoon of diabetes and a complication of diseases, w i t h which had been ill for several months. home was at 1117 Wilt street- She was 76 years and 5 months of age. She was born in Germany, where was mariied, and came to this country with her husband early in the seventies. His death occurred about nine jears ago. S u r v i v i n g sons, Christian and Charles 13. Rippe, both engaged in the livery business iu this city, and Mrs. Frcdciick Tiemann Tiemann and Mrs. Minnie Meyer, of city. She leaves twenty-three grandchildren grandchildren and .one great-giandchild. The deceased was a member of the Ernanuel Lutheran church.