Lawrence 'Larry' Lamont Ripley


Lawrence ‘Larry’ Lamont Ripley, age 52 of Westby, died Friday January 4, 2019.



Sample ImageLawrence L. “Larry” Ripley, age 52 of Westby, died Friday, January 4, 2019 at his home.  He was born on July 15, 1966 in Viroqua to John and Ann Ripley. Larry spent some of his childhood in California and New Mexico and then moved to Westby where he attended and graduated from Westby High School. On July 27, 2007 he married Barb (Weber).  He worked at Cenex in Westby and Flocks Heating prior to working for Vernon County.

     He is survived by his wife, Barb; parents, Ann and Bill Welk; children: Jenna (Shane) McNamara, Justin (Melissa) Bolstad; grandchildren: Cadi Johnson, Harlow Bolstad, and Claire McNamara; siblings: Laura (Jim) Brueggen, Paula (David) Sanchez, John Ripley, Sarah (Ed) Erickson; his step-brother, Charles Welk and step-sister, Cara Welk.    

     In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a step-brother, Shaun Welk.

     A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Vosseteig Funeral in Westby followed by a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Pastor George Shick will officiate.

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