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Obituary: Itha May Harbach Ripplinger

11/23/05 ~ 3/7/03

Born November 23, 1905, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Julius Harbach and Lula Hancock. Died March 7, 2003.

Attended Henager's Business College and the University of Utah. Family moved to Teton Basin, ID, 1910. Married Werner J. Ripplinger, April 26, 1929, Buhl, ID. Moved from Buhl to San Diego, CA, 1952. Moved from San Diego to Salt Lake City, UT, 1988. She was an accomplished artist, writer and poet.

Oldest of 10 children: sisters, Mary Maud, Marguerite, Juanita, Lula Yvonne, Nellie Cleo; brothers, Paul Julius, Otto Carl, Cleon Harvey, Harold Ray; half-sisters, Leona, Seena; and half-brother, Jesse. Preceded in death by her parents, husband and seven siblings.

Graveside service Mon. March 10, 2003, 3 p.m. Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 E. 4580 S. Directors, Larkin Mortuary.