Obituary of Beatrice N. (Tucker) Tiboulet
-The Daily News, Garden City, KS, Monday, November 27, 2000.
Graveside service for Beatrice N. "Bea" Triboulet, 92, of Ulysses, was to be 11 this morning in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City, with the Rev. Dana Woods officiating. Mrs. Triboulet died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, at Western Prairie Care Home in Ulysses. She was born May 31, 1908, in Green County, Ky., the daughter of James Joseph and Adah Nora (Gorin) Tucker. A former resident of Plains and Cimarron, she managed many restaurants and had been a fraternity house mother at the University of California-Davis. She was a member of the Christian Church of Minneola, and enjoyed cooking and sewing. In 1931, she married Roy J. DuPree at Dodge City. He preceded her in death. She married Carl Triboulet on Feb. 3, 1968, at Roseville, Calif. He also preceded her in death as did two sons, Roy and Larry; two brothers, Frank Tucker and Walter Tucker; and six sisters, Grace Unger, Catherine Shelton, Pauline Pittman, Lucille Gish, Rachel Toward and Jessie Roberts. She is survived by a son, Harold DuPree, Ulysses; a daughter, Marlene Brown, Plains; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Memorials are suggested to Western Prairie Care Home, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant St., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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June (Bell) Hosier on July 16, 2006.


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