Funeral services for Bernard Ripple will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17, at Carson Speaks Chapel in Independence. Burial will follow at Mound Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Independence, the Disabled American Veterans or The Groves.
Bernard Leroy Ripple, 89, Independence, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Rosewood Healthcare.