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Lucille Marie Ordorff, age 73 of Buffalo, MN passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020. She was born November 8, 1946 in St. Cloud, MN to Herman and Elizabeth Rippberger.

As a child, Lucy enjoyed playing with her 11 sisters and brothers, and working on the family farm in Maple Lake, MN.

She worked for Wonderalls in Buffalo until their closing, and finished her working career with Gage Marketing in Maple Plain where she worked for over 25 years.

In July of 1965, Lucille Rippberger and Milo Ordorff were united in marriage. They were blessed with three daughters, Debbie, Julie and Peggy.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Milo Ordorff; parents, Herman and Elizabeth Rippberger; siblings Joe Rippberger and Florence Lanto.

Lucy is survived by her daughters, Debbie (Gene) Ebert, Julie (Troy) Moseng, Peggy (Ross) Hill; grandchildren, Matthew Ebert, Nicholas Ebert, Holly (Andrew) Williams, Brittany (William) Callahan, Tyler Moseng, Crystal Hill; great-grandchildren, Levin, Lucy and London Ebert, Jaxon Ebert, Liam and Landon Williams; siblings, Mary (Larry) Rassat, Jimmy Rippberger, David Rippberger, Rosemary (Randy) Hughes, Ed (Bonnie) Rippberger, Kimmy (Butch) Motzko, Margaret (Ken) Justin, Betty (Ron) Nalewaya, Sheila (Jerry) Pierson; and many other family and friends.

A special thank you to The Glenn Memory Care in Buffalo, MN, Fairview Hospice, Pastor Ryan Clark and The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN for all your wonderful care of Mom and to our family. We appreciate everything.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 26, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN. Interment will be held at 4:00 PM at Immanuel Pelican Lake Cemetery in Buffalo, MN.

Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. 763-682-1363.

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Rick and Julie Hill

    Sorry for your loss, she will be missed

  2. Pastor Clark

    I will miss going to see her as I have over the past 4 years, but I am excited to one day meet the woman she used to be before dementia and the woman she forever is in Heaven! God bless you all with His rich peace.

  3. Dr. Rita Varner-Otness

    I am so sorry to hear of Lucy’s passing. She was a spitfire and I so enjoyed her. She had that infectious laugh no one can forget.

  4. Alise Zachman

    Debbie,Julie,Peggy and Family, So sorry,wish we could of been there,we were out of town. Hugs,and take care

  5. Earl Violet

    I am sorry to hear about Lucy’s passing. She is playing cards with my mother again.

  6. Rosie Peterson

    I am so sorry for your loss of your mom. She was a great lady, so much fun. My sympathy to all of you.


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