1921 - 1997
||11 May 1921
||Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA [1, 2, 3, 4]
||28 Oct 1997
||Knoxville, Marion Co., Iowa, USA [1, 2, 3, 4]
Obituary from the [IT:Quad-City Times:IT], Davenport, Scott Co., IA,
October 29, 1997:UL]:
"BETTENDORF - Leroy F. "Dutch" Riepe, 76, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday,
Oct. 28, 1997, at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Knoxville,
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,
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
||30 Oct 1997
||Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA [1, 2, 4]
||Riepe Roots Database
||02 Sep 2005 |
||Otto Ewald Riepe, b. 20 Nov 1887, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA , d. 17 Oct 1959, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA |
||Isabella M. Garey, b. 17 Sep 1888, ,, Iowa, USA , d. 29 Jun 1973, Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA |
||4 Sep 1912
||Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USA
||Wilma Ruth Pope, b. 10 Feb 1917, ,, Iowa, USA , d. 16 Jun 2002 |
||5 Nov 1971
||Watertown, Codington Co., South Dakota, USA 
- 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).
- [S84] CEM - Rock Island National Cemetery, cemetery records.
- [S595] BURIAL - VA Database, death record.
- [S268] SSDI, death record.
- [S282] OBIT - #988, obit - newspaper.