Maxine Anne Gripich

April 14, 1938 - March 02, 2023


Obituary For Maxine Anne Gripich

Maxine Gripich, resident of Clairmont, AB, formerly of Rycroft, AB, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023, in Grande Prairie, AB, at the age of 84 years.

Maxine was born on April 14, 1938, in Turner Valley, AB. Her mother, father, two brothers, and sister moved to Groundbirch, BC, where the family homesteaded. She met and married John Gripich and moved to Rycroft. They had 3 children: Dean in 1957, Ken in 1959, and Jamie in 1964.

The family would spend time in the Cranbrook, Edson, and Standard areas before Maxine and John would eventually move back to Rycroft and retire. Their last years were spent at Lakeview Seniors Lodge in Clairmont.

Maxine is survived by her three children: Dean (Doris), Ken (Shelley), and Jamie (Renee); 7 grandchildren: Todd, Ashley (Brandon), Jonathan (Afton), Cassidy, Reeghan, Julian, and Megan; as well as 5 great-grandchildren: Gabriel, Kaleb, Rochelle, Nash, and Everett.

Maxine was predeceased by her husband John in 2019.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time.

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  • 03/16/2023

    Ken, Shelley and families, We are so sorry to hear about you losing your mom. Our deepest condolences to all of you. Kyla and Warren Wilson

  • 03/15/2023

    Our condolences to the Gripich family on Maxine's passing! We knew Maxine and family from when they lived in Rycroft! Hugs to Dean and Doris, Ken and Shelley, Jamie and Renee and families. Also to Wayne and Sheila, Danny and Loreen and Tarla and Mike. She'll be at peace in heaven having coffee with John and Sharon! ❤️

  • 03/08/2023

    Sending heartfelt condolences 💐

  • 03/08/2023

    My condolences to the families of Maxine for the loss of their mom. I knew Maxine well as we both spent some time in Rycroft and Maxine's mom was my baby sitter. Take care 💞💞

  • 03/07/2023

    So sorry for your loss we will miss her dearly. Maria. Lakeview

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