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Obituary: Erna M. Cripe

July 8, 1929 – March 30, 2023

Erna M. Cripe Erna M. Cripe, nee Seipp, age 93, of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Loving wife of the late John C. Cripe. Devoted mother of Madeline “Lynn” (Lane) Luoma, William (Barb) Cripe, Jim (Mary) Cripe, and the late Robert Cripe. Cherished grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 22. Dearest sister of the late Conrad Seipp. Preceded in death by her parents Conrad and Emma Seipp. Erna was loved by many and will be missed.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2023, from 3 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 5 p.m. at Faith Church, 100 E. 81st Avenue, Dyer, IN with Rev. Andy Nearpass officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home – Dyer, IN.

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Smits Funeral Homes
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