Mark Ripp

Dates

February 2, 1940 - July 13, 2021

Obituary

Mark Ripp, 81, of Dimock, SD, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, SD. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday, July 17, at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Dimock. Burial will be at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Dimock. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Friday, July 16, at the Church with a 7:30 PM Scripture Service. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Mark H Ripp was born February 2, 1940 to Henry and Bertha (Kabeiseman) Ripp of Dimock, SD. He attended St. Peter & Paul Catholic Grade School and Parkston High School. Mark also attended SDSU.

Mark was united in marriage to Darlene (Ruden) Ripp on October 15, 1960. All their life, Mark and Darlene farmed and raised their family on the family Registered Holstein farm near Dimock.

Mark was a member of the State and National Holstein Association and served as co-chairman of the National Holstein Convention in 1991. Mark showed Holsteins at the South Dakota State Fair for many years. He Participated at the World Dairy Expo as a spectator and competitor in Madison, WI. Mark also enjoyed judging many County and State Fairs in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Colorado. He was on the Dimock Cheese Factory Board as a board member for several years.

Mark is survived by his wife, Darlene; three children, David (Donna) Ripp of Dimock, James (Karla) Ripp of Dimock, and Jean Ripp of Parkston; seven grandchildren: Jared, Larissa, Jenna, Austin, Andrew, Ryan, Kellie, and Marissa; and one great-grandchild, Kendall.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Marie; four brothers, William, Jerome, Thomas, and Fr. Joseph Ripp; along with one child, Michael Ripp.


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, July 16, 2021
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
7:30 PM Scripture Service

St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
146 W 1st St
Dimock, SD 57331

Service

Date
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Time
10:30 AM
Location
St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
146 W 1st St
Dimock, SD 57331

Cemetery

St. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery
Dimock, SD


Posted by Elizabeth Becker on July 16, 2021
Mark was a wonderful uncle and will never be forgotten.
Posted by Donna Baumiller on July 16, 2021
Our deepest Sympathy from a formor classmate
Posted by Anna Alexander on July 16, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the Ripp family! He will be missed by all.
Posted by Anna Alexander on July 16, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the Ripp family! He will be missed by all.
Posted by Jarding family on July 15, 2021
Our sympathy goes to all the family
Posted by Joel and Deb Owens on July 15, 2021
Sympathy for your loss. I will miss my barn visits with him.
Posted by Bill & Raynelle Mueller on July 15, 2021
Deepest sympathy to your family...
Posted by Harlan and Mary Bohn on July 15, 2021
Our sympathy to you. A privilege to have known Mark.
Posted by Bonita Scheetz Schoenfelder on July 15, 2021
My sympathy to the family. Prayers for comfort and peace.
Posted by GERALD FEIKEMA on July 15, 2021
MY CONDOLANCES TO THE RIPP FAMILY
Posted by GERALD FEIKEMA on July 15, 2021
MY CONDOLANCES TO THE RIPP FAMILY
Posted by Rose Nesheim on July 14, 2021
My sympathy to the Ripp family.
Posted by Corinne & Dave Weber on July 14, 2021
Our Sincere Sympathy! May Mark Rest In Peace!
Posted by Joe and Helen Puetz on July 14, 2021
Sincere sympathy for your loss. Always enjoyed seeing him and visiting with him.
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