Life Story / Obituary
Ripma- Mrs. Jane (Lamain) Ripma, age 80 of Grand Rapids was taken from this life to her eternal home on Saturday May 6, 2017. Jane was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on April 14, 1937. She was preceded in death by her parents: Rev. and Mrs. William C. Lamain and her sister Barbara Van Stee. Surviving are her children Julie Ripma, William Ripma, and Jill Ripma; her grandchildren Joshua Ryan and Jared Ryan; her brothers and sisters: John (Hanke) Lamain, Cory (John) DenDekker, Gerrit (Betty) Lamain, Agatha VanderKooi, Wilhelmina (Tom) Karel, William (Tillie) Lamain; brother-in-law James Van Stee and many nieces and nephews. A private family interment service will be held at Fairplains Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2:30 P.M. at the Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, Van Strien Creston Chapel, 1833 Plainfield NE. with her nephew Rev. Mark W. Van Stee officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with her family at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 – 9 P.M. and on Thursday from 1:30 PM until the time of the memorial service at 2:30 P.M. Contributions in Jane’s memory to Faith Hospice or the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. To share a memory or sign her online guest book please visit www.lifestorynet.com.