This is before the time frame in which you are looking but it may help.
Unorganized Territory south of CPR, West of 6th Meridan, Lake of the Woods.
Jack Ripple, 39, lodger, b Germany, immigration 1899, fisherman
On a family tree Ancestry.ca it says his spouse is Luise R Klemens.
Voters LIst 1940 Kenora Rainy River
Jack Ripple, cook, Whitefish Bay
1945 Kenora Rainy River, cook
1949 Sioux Narrows, trapper
1953 a John Ripple, cook and Mrs John Ripple were in Westmount Montreal.
This same Ripple was in Montreal in 1949 so doesn't look like your Jack.