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Virginia Riepe

May 29, 1944 - September 28, 2014


6-7:30 P.M. Friday, October 3, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

9:30-10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:30 P.M. Friday, October 3, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.


Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Virginia Riepe

May 29, 1944 - September 28, 2014


Virginia “Ginger” L. Riepe, 70, Fargo passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Ginger was born May 29, 1944 in Fergus Falls, MN to Earl and Adeline (Rezac) Coyne. She graduated from Dilworth High School in 1962 and went on to attend Dakota Business College where she met her future husband Art. They were married on June 13, 1964 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Moorhead. She worked for Otter Tail Power Company in Oakes and Jamestown, ND. After the birth of their son Brad, she devoted her life to being a loving mother. She was especially proud of her four grandchildren and loved spending time with them and cheering them on at their sporting events.

She enjoyed spending summers at West McDonald Lake with all of her family and friends.

She volunteered at Holy Spirit Catholic Church for many years.

Ginger is survived by her husband of 50 years, Art, Fargo; children, Brad (Jaime) Riepe, Moorhead, MN, Kim (Ed) Waggoner, Park Rapids, MN; grandchildren, Jake, Carly, Dylan and Drew; sisters, Ramona (Dennis) Roney, Oakes, ND, Ardith (David) Kienholz, San Jose, CA; brother, Terry Coyne, Hitterdal, MN and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.


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  1. Murry Rafferty says:

    Hi Art

    I couldn’t make it to the funeral, but please know that you have my wife’s and my sympathy for your loss. I’ sure you will be surrounded by love and kindness this week.

    Take care,

    Murry and Pam Rafferty

  2. Lee E. Tarrell says:

    VERNDALE Minnesota
    Very sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. We will keep you in our prayers.
    Lee & Linda

  3. Leo and Mardelle Considine says:

    Billings MontanaArt:

    Very sorry to hear about your bride. You both are in our prayers Your love for each other will never end. God bless you my friend.

  4. Brent Gerber says:

    Art–So sorry to hear the news of Ginger’s death. You guys had a long life together that was loaded with fun times and great memories. May those memories sustain you in these days and the days to come. God’s peace to you all.

  5. thomas and jackie helenske says:

    henderson nevadawe are so sorry for your lose. I will give a call.

  6. Patricia Ann Harris (Riepe) says:

    Etowah TNDarling loved ones, your precious, Ginger, will live on forever in the vast forever, with those who went before her, helping her in making the transition. She goes in perfect health, vitality, joy, and vitality, loosened from the burden on mortal pain, sickness. She leaves you in body but will always be with you in mind, heart, soul. She bids you a willing farewell and wants you to be happy through and through to your very core. Much love, Pati

  7. David and Suzanne Brener says:

    Omaha neArt, We are so sorry to learn of your loss. Our condolences and sympathy to you and your family.

  8. Betty Sczygiel says:

    Frazee Minnesota
    Art & family
    My deepest sympathies to you. It is never easy to lose a loved one. May God’s grace help you find peace.

  9. Heather Peters says:

    Brad and family, I am so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you during this difficult time. Deepest sympathies from Myron, Emma, and I.

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