Obit: Ripplinger/Riplinger, Michael (1877 - 1902)

Contact:  Greg Riplinger

----Source: Manitowoc Pilot, May, 1902

Michael Ripplinger/Geb. 21 Sept. 1817/Gest. 18 Mai 1902

Died May 18, 1902, Michael Ripplinger, one of the few pioneer settlers of Manitowoc county died Saturday at his home 1117 South Ninth Street. He was a native of Germany and was born September 29, 1817.

At Buffalo, N.Y., he was married in 1848 and seven years later came to this city, where he has made his home since. He was a father of six children, four of whom survive. They are Mrs. Mary Nusang, Mrs. Mathilda Dusold, Mrs. Elizabeth Wyseman and H. J. Ripplinger. The funeral was held from St. Boniface church Wednesday at 9 o'clock. Arthur Wyseman, a student of the Harvard University Law school, is a grandson of Michael Ripplinger, and the old gentleman took great pride in the young man's progress in life.



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