Beryl Madge Rippeth

March 25th, 1924February 9th, 2018

Longtime Louisville, Colorado resident Beryl M. Rippeth, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at her home with her family at her side. She was 93 years old.

She was born Beryl Madge Best on March 25, 1924 in Lawshall or Sudbury, Suffolk County England. She was the daughter of Basil Henry and Florence (Carter) Rippeth. Beryl had three siblings, 1 sister and 2 brothers.

On February 10, 1945, Beryl was united in marriage to Laird E. Rippeth in Suffolk County England. Their daughter Sharon was born in England and then the family moved to Colorado. They then relocated to Nevada where their son Laird Jr. was born.

She loved animals, traveling and gardening in her yard.

Preceding Beryl in death are her parents, her husband Laird E. Rippeth, Sr., her daughter Sharron Lee Andrus and 2 grandsons Davey and Danny Andrus.

Surviving family members are her son Laird E. Rippeth, Jr. and his wife Kelly of Louisville, CO, son-in-law Dave Andrus, and 1 granddaughter Bridgette Andrus.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests any donations be made in Beryl’s name to the Dumb Friends League.

The family wishes to thank all of the Nurses and Aides who assisted in her care during her last days. Your kindness will never be forgotten.


There will be a memorial service on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Darrell Howe Mortuary in Lafayette. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Louisville Cemetery.




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Butch, Kelly and Bridgette So sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Beryl was a great lady lots of good memories of her and uncle Laird from when we were kids.