Virginia Elaine Riepe
October 17, 1924 - June 11, 2017

Virginia Elaine Riepe

Virginia Elaine Riepe
Oct 17, 1924 - Jun 11, 2017

Virginia Elaine Riepe

Virginia Elaine Helphrey Riepe, 92, of New London, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Specialty Care of New London. She was born October 17, 1924 at home near Mt. Union, the daughter of James W. and Iva M. Reid Helphrey. On March 11, 1944 she married Wallace C. Riepe near Mt. Union. He died March 15, 2012. She was a graduate of Mt. Union High School, a member of LT Club, TTT Club, Eastern Star, and the New London United Methodist Church where she was a member of United Methodist Women, Women's Circle, and sang in the church choir. Virginia enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren, reading, cooking, social clubs, playing cards, and wintering in Arizona for many years.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Ron) Miller of New London and Carol (Don) Miller of Washington; 5 grandchildren; Lena (Mike) Jones, Rachel (Jason) Huegel, Jason W. (Stacie) Miller, Michael (Anita) Miller and Adam Miller; six great-grandchildren; Tate and Morgan Jones, Evelyn and Jayden Huegel and Keaton and Dexter Miller; one sister, Wanda Miller of Mt. Pleasant; nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Judith in infancy; and one brother, Robert Helphrey.
The funeral service for Mrs. Riepe will be held Tuesday, June 13, at 1:00 PM at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor David Mixon will officiate. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM at the chapel with the family present to greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, rural Mt. Union. Memorials have been established for Hope Haven and New London Specialty Care.

 
 

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Jun
13
Tuesday
Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The family will be present to greet friends at 12:00 until the time of the service.

Service

Jun
13
Tuesday
Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645
1:00 PM

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