RIPPLINGER Leo A., age 80, of Shoreview. Preceded by wife, JoAnn; son, Craig; siblings, Helen, Michael, Julia, Frank, Barbara, Paul, Joe, Kathryn and Alois. Survived by loving children, Kim Ripplinger and Pam (Dan) Saiko; cherished grandchildren, Kayla, Cole and Sydney; siblings, Elaine Gerads, Alvina Mader, Jim (Erma) Ripplinger, Bernice (Ernie) Skwira and MaryAnn Kostreba; in-laws, Millie, Lucille and Marlys Ripplinger, Butch Kortenbusch, John Niewind, Denis and Carol Holthaus, Mike and Kathy Niewind, Chuck and Alice Niewind, Mike and Kathy Phillipp, Joe and Char Niewind, and Richard and Sue Burg; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH BLAINE CHAPEL (107th Ave. NE & Hwy #65) Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM with Vigil Prayers at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at the CHURCH OF ST. TIMOTHY (707 – 89th Ave. NE) Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 10:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.