Shirley Todd, age 94, departed life peacefully at Park Provence Senior Living facility in Slidell, LA on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. She was born November 10, 1925 in New Orleans, LA, the daughter of Theodore Jacob Heinrich and Anne Giardina Heinrich. She was a longtime resident of the Metairie/Kenner area and retired from a career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Verna Heinrich, and husbands, William M. Ripple and Robert E. Todd, Sr. She is survived by her son, Karl Ripple (Bonnie) and daughters, Ann Ripple Reed (Clint) and Cindy Ripple Guepet (Boyd); five grandchildren: Scott Ripple, Ryan Ripple (Jill), Mark Ripple (Mindy), Michael Reed (Angelle), and Haley Guepet, as well as 5 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
A private family service will be held at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Sunday, October 11, 2020. In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley’s name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org.
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