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WIPFLI, Rita, (nee Sacconi), July, 1929 - Sept., 2012, a long-time resident and "Cook Extraordinaire" of the Lugano Inn in Aldergrove, passed away quietly on Sept. 22, 2012, after a brave battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Wipfli, Rita is survived by her children, Ingrid Wipfli-Oleksewich, Christianne Wipfli-Hanson and Joseph Wipfli Jr., as well as her "adopted son" Brian. She leaves, also, her grandchildren, Jonathan and Jordan Hanson, Morgan and Jaclyn Oleksewich and her great-grandchildren, Treyson, Olivia, Justin, Sophia and Carter. Prayers will be offered at 7:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Sts. Joachim & Ann Catholic Church, at 273rd St & 28th Ave., in Aldergrove, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am on Friday the 28th. Interment to follow at Mt. Lehman Cemetery. Celebrant will be Rev. Wm. Ashley.

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