Beverly Ann Rippe
Beverly Ann Rippe, 68, of Lincoln Nebraska, died February 4th, 2018.
She was born January 31, 1950 to Melvin and Marilyn Vosler. Beverly grew up in the Ashland area, graduating from Ashland High School in 1968. That fall, Beverly married Larry Sims, and to this union three daughters were born. In 1997, Beverly married Howard Rippe. Bev and Howard enjoyed taking rides on Howard’s Goldwing and traveling together until his death in 2002. Beverly worked and retired from Goodyear in Lincoln, Nebraska. Beverly was an avid Barbie and miniature collector. She enjoyed attending yearly doll conventions and spending time with her doll club friends. In 2010, Bev and her partner Tom moved into the Cotner Center Condominiums. While living at the Cotner Center, Beverly became President of the Board and helped with office duties and scheduling events for the center. She enjoyed playing scrabble and playing her guitar with friends as well. Bev also enjoyed participating in a ukulele group called the LUG Nuts. Family was very important to Bev. She always tried to attend her grandchildren’s events and activities and traveled to Arizona in the summers to spend time with her grandson. She enjoyed crocheting and baking.
Survived by her daughters: Melanie (Curt) Smith; Amy (Scott) Corriveau; Angela LaChapelle. Partner Tom Wiseman. Grandchildren: Dani Raikes, Taylor and Jordyn Smith; Brayden Corriveau; Alycia Stuthman, Emily LaChapelle. Great Granddaughter Autumn Longshore. Sister Susan Riecken; Brother Dennis (Susan) Vosler; Sister Edie Watson. A host of other family and friends.
Preceded in death by parents; grandson Roger Raikes; husband Howard Rippe.
Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Beverly Ann Rippe
So very sorry to hear about Beverly’s passing. My heart goes out to her family and friends. I enjoyed knowing her at Cotner Condos.
It was a pleasure to know your mom. My heart breaks for your loss. Remember she is not suffering any longer. Hugs!
RIP Bev, you will be miss very much.
You were so very sweet! Thank you
Only met your mom once or twice. Enjoyed her time with us at our first cabin summer. What a wonderful lady. She loved you all and we know you will miss her. Our prayers and hugs are with you.
Hi Edie. I’m sorry for your loss and sorrow at this time. Wishing you peace and comfort. Vic Sherman .
I’m so sorry to hear about Bev’s passing. I met Bev at the National Barbie Convention quite a few years ago and she became one of my Nebraska sisters. We were roomies at convention and shared lots of laughs. My condolences to Bev’s family and friends, we will miss her greatly.
Doris in ND
Girls, I just heard about this, and I’m sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so good to Dad (Howard) and so sweet to us. I know you will miss her. Thinking of you.