SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019
VISITATION: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 5:00 p.m.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorials in Carla’s name to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (8915 W. Connell Ct. P.O. Box 1997 Milwaukee, WI 53226 (414) 266-2000)
SOUTH MILWAUKEE – Carla Joan Ripke, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 26, 2019.
She was born in Estherville, IA on December 3, 1962, the daughter of the late Donald Eugene and Carolyn (nee: Schmidt ) Foster. She graduated from Lake Park High School in Iowa.
Carla worked as a medical tech and C.N.A. for Willowcrest Health Services in South Milwaukee. She was a very hard worker and was dedicated to taking care of her patients. Carla was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and was happiest when she was around her family; especially her grandsons.
Carla is survived by her daughter, Cara (Brian) Rehm of Raymond; her dear grandsons, Cody and Brody Rehm; her mother, Carolyn (nee: Schmidt, Foster) Johnson of Lake Park, IA; her sister and brothers, Deb (Francis Chandler) Foster-Enderson, Guy Foster and Dale (Beth) Foster of the St. Louis area and Steven (Karen) Foster of Nebraska; as well as her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Foster and step-father, Rusty Johnson.
Family and friends are invited to meet in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for a visitation from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A service remembering and honoring her life will follow at 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorials in Carla’s name to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (8915 W. Connell Ct. P.O. Box 1997 Milwaukee, WI 53226 (414) 266-2000)