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Minnie Maliepaard
Jan. 10, 1920 - May 30, 2010
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Wilhelmina Maliepaard, 90, of Ripon went to be with the Lord on Sunday May 30, 2010.  Minnie was born in Platte, SD to Henry and Jennie Woudstra.  She was the seventh of nine children and was in the second of three sets of twins.  She was a member of First Christian Reformed Church of Ripon.  She was a homemaker and spent 25 of those years as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society.  She was much loved by her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her five children, Rich (Bev) Maliepaard, Donald Maliepaard, Shirley (Jerry) Jorgensen, Esther (Michael) Alves, Audrey (Dennis) Helton, 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, sisters, Nellie DeVries and Margaret Van Elderen and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius Maliepaard, parents Henry and Jennie Woudstra, 2 brothers and 4 sisters.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Bethany Home, 930 W. Main Street, Ripon CA 95366.

Visitation will be held at Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel on Sunday, June 6, from 2 to 5 p.m..  A graveside service will be at Ripon Cemetery on Monday, June 7 at 10 a.m. followed by a memorial service at First Christian Reformed Church at 11 a.m.  Arrangements by Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel with an on line guest book available at
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, June 3, 2010