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.
June (Bell) Hosier
on July 16, 2006.
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