Dawn Ripley

CALDWELL, Idaho — Dawn Coral (Diede) Ripley, 63, of Caldwell, Idaho, passed away in her home on Saturday, June 22, 2019, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Dawn was born in Billings on Sept. 28, 1955, the daughter of Tom and Marie Diede. She graduated high school in Billings. She moved to Boise, Idaho and worked 30 years for Micron, the longest running memory Fab in the world.

Dawn enjoyed the facets of life, fishing, growing flowers and caring for her cats and horse. She broke and trained her filly all by herself.

Her survivors are her husband, Thomas Ripley; two granddaughters, Shy-Anne of Lafayette, Indiana, and Christina of Boise, Idaho. Dawn was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Marie and her only son Eddie, who passed last September of kidney cancer.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave., with a visitation held prior at 10 a.m. Burial will follow services at Mountview Cemetery, Billings.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation in honor of Dawn’s life to First Choice Hospice. Please make checks payable to A Better Way Memorial Fund, and mail to 12400 W. Overland Road, Suite 100, Boise, ID 83709.

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