Lowell P. Rippy

  • Born: July 9, 1955
  • Died: June 23, 2015
  • Location: Formerly of Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Lowell P. "Hawkeye" Rippy, age 59, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

Lowell was born on July 9, 1955 in Sterling; the son of Robert and Grace (Rhodes) Rippy. He was employed by Tyson Foods for ten years.

Survivors include his other half, Robin Peterson of Erie, Illinois; one son, Kristopher Rippy of Camanche, Iowa; three step daughters, April McManus of Erie, Illinois, Trisha Peterson of Erie, Illinois and Sophia Hamilton of Camanche, Iowa and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Joy Belle Reyes and two brothers, Michael and Robert Rippy.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be on Friday, June 26, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 First Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Robin and family; I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Please know your family in Ohio is thinking about you, sending happy vibes and praying for peace.

Posted by Pam Sumpter (Ben) - Lake Milton, OH   June 25, 2015


So sorry for your loss Robin! Sending prayers your way!

Posted by Judy White - rock falls, IL - friend   June 24, 2015

Sorry for your loss! Robin you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers!

Posted by Libby & Fernando Hueramo - Lubbock, TX   June 24, 2015


So sorry for your loss, remember he has no more pain, Robin please take care of yourself !

Posted by tina conrad - clinton, IA - friend   June 24, 2015