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Leroy Fredrick Riepe[1, 2]
Male 1921 - 1997

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  • Birth  11 May 1921  Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Oct 1997  Knoxville, Marion Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4




    • [UL:
      Obituary from the [IT:Quad-City Times:IT], Davenport, Scott Co., IA,
      October 29, 1997:UL]:




      Leroy Riepe




      "BETTENDORF - Leroy F. "Dutch" Riepe, 76, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday,
      Oct. 28, 1997, at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Knoxville,
      Iowa.
      Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary,
      Davenport. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.
      Graveside military services will be conducted by Davenport American
      Legion Post 26.
      Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary,
      Davenport.
      Mr. Riepe was employed as a tool and die technician at International
      Harvester, Farmall Works, Rock Island. He retired in 1985.
      Leroy Fredrick Riepe was born May 11, 1921, to Otto and Isabella
      (Garey) Riepe in Davenport. He married Wilma R. Rudd on November 5,
      1971, in Watertown, S.D.
      He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
      Leroy was a lifelong resident of the Davenport and Bettendorf areas.
      He had spent the last six years at the Veterans Administration Medical
      Center, Knoxville, due to declining health. He was a former member of
      the Davenport Moose Lodge. He graduated from Davenport High School.
      Leroy loved working in his yard and around the house. He and Wilma
      enjoyed camping in their travel trailer. He loved dogs and cats and
      all sports, especially auto racing. His grandchildren were very
      special to him.
      Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation or the
      Scott County Humane Society.
      Survivors include his wife, Wilma Riepe, Bettendorf; a son, Ron Riepe
      and wife Kathleen and their children, Perry, Kelly, Ryan and John; a
      son, Gary Riepe and children Jason and Jessica; a daughter, Sherry
      Russell and husband Wayne and their children Wendy and Natalie; a
      stepson, Tom Rudd and wife Vicky and their children Kevin and
      Kimberly, all of Davenport; a stepdaughter, Cindy Hohn and husband
      Bill, Montpelier, Iowa; a sister, Florence Groves, Davenport; and a
      sister-in-law, Frances Riepe, Davenport.
      He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two
      sisters."
    Buried  30 Oct 1997  Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Section T, Site 185.
    Person ID  I988  Riepe Roots Database
    Last Modified  02 Sep 2005 
     
    Father  Otto Ewald Riepe,   b. 20 Nov 1887, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1959, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Isabella M. Garey,   b. 17 Sep 1888, ,, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1973, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Sep 1912  Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F895  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Wilma Ruth Pope,   b. 10 Feb 1917, ,, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 2002 
    Married  5 Nov 1971  Watertown, Codington Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    >1. Ron Riepe
    >2. Gary Riepe
     3. Sherry Riepe
    Family ID  F561  Group Sheet
     
  • Documents
    Leroy Fredrick Riepe (#988)
    Leroy Fredrick Riepe (#988)
    Status: Located. Obituary
     
    Headstones
    Leroy Fredrick Riepe (#988)
    Leroy Fredrick Riepe (#988)
    Status: . Rock Island National Cemetery

    shares stone with wife, Wilma R. [Pope] Rudd Riepe (#482)
     
  • Notes 
    • Roy appears in the 1930 Iowa Census (4/11), Davenport City, 3rd Ward,
      Scott Co., living with his parents, Otto and Isabel, and his siblings,
      Raymond, May, Irene, Lloyd, Bobbie, and Florence. Roy is listed as
      being age 8 years.


      Roy's SS# 478-16-5698 (issued: Iowa).
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S84] CEM - Rock Island National Cemetery, cemetery records.

    2. [S595] BURIAL - VA Database, death record.

    3. [S268] SSDI, death record.

    4. [S282] OBIT - #988, obit - newspaper.

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