Agnes Ganser

LODI – Agnes “Aggie” Ganser, age 91, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at her home. Aggie was born on Oct. 27, 1928, in Waunakee, Wis., the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Helt) Ripp. She was united in marriage to Clarence Ganser on May 17, 1949. The couple spent their lives together on their farm in the Township of Lodi.

Aggie is survived by her six children, Linda (Doug) Burgenske, Larry (Deb) Ganser, Sharon (Steve) Derra, Mary Lynn (Albert) Snorek, Kathleen (Steve) Michels and Ronald (Pam) Ganser; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Cyril (Irene) Ripp, George (Donna) Ripp and John Ripp; former sister-in-law, Mary J. Ripp; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; parents, John and Elizabeth Ripp; sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie (Leo) Pertzborn, Betty (George) Marx, Sally (George) Miller, Viola (Don) Mabis and Ann (Don) Woodburn; and sister-in-law, Mary Ripp. She was also preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law, Oscar and Eleanor Ganser; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, LaVern (Marion) Ganser.

Committal rites will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Lodi at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020. A Mass in Aggie’s memory will be held at a later date.

Thank you to the families that helped her in her final weeks at home, especially her granddaughter, Sue Faber. A special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare and Aggie’s nurse, Sierra. A heartfelt thank you to Father Bala Eturi for his compassionate visits and thoughtful cards that Aggie appreciated so much.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson Lodi

Funeral & Cremation Care

157 S. Main St.

(608) 592-3201

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