Grace Unger Obituary

Grace Unger

SATANTA - Grace Unger, 94, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, at Satanta District Hospital.

She was born November 24, 1905, at Greensburg, Kentucky., the daughter of James Joseph and Adah Nora (Gorin) Tucker.

On June 9, 1924 she married Royal Nile Under at Dodge City.  They moved from Ford to Satanta in 1941.  He died December 20, 1996.  She was also preceded in death by a son, Raymond Gerald Unger, a daughter, Pauline Ellen Unger, two brothers, Frank Tucker and Walter Tucker, five sisters, Lucille Gish, Pauline Pittman, Catherine Shelton, Jessiamine Roberts and Rachel Toward, and a grandson.

Mrs. Unger had been the owner and operator of the Seven Daughters Cafe in Satanta, was in charge of the Modoc Hotel Cafe, and had worked as a cook at Satanta High School for eight years and as a custodian there for five years.

She was a member of the Untied Methodist Church, Sunshine Club, Methodist Women Circle and the Happy Agers, all at Satanta, and was an honorary member and past noble grand of Rebekah Lodge at Liberal.

She is survived by seven daughters, Nilene Cunningham, Jennie Kay Harrison, Donna Jane Connor and Georgia Lynn Moree, all of Satanta, Mary Etta McMinn, Caddo Mills, Texas, Betty Jo Young, Moscow and Norma Grace Gross, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a sister, Nora Beatrice Triboulet, Ulysses; 21 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Satanta with Revs. Larry Myers and Dana Wood officiating.  Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Minneola Cemetery, Minneola.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday, and from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Haskell County Funeral Home, Sublette.  Memorials are suggested to the Happy Agers of Satanta and my be left at Shopping Stop True Value at Satanta or mailed to the funeral home, Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877.


The Minneola Record, 1999

Submitted by David Gish in June 2005.



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