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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lorene Brennan Triplett 1920 - 2011 Lawrence

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lorene Brennan Triplett, 91, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Private burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.
She died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence.
She was born Oct. 5, 1920, in Ironton, Ohio, the daughter of Florence Rist Brennan and Loran C. Brennan. She spent her early life in Ironton, graduating from St. Joseph High School and Lanham Business College.
She and her husband moved to Lawrence in 1956, and she was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Group 3 of the Altar Society, the Elks and American Legion. She was a housewife and worked with her husband in the operation of The Triplett Locker plant.
She married Tom Triplett on May 20, 1943, in Syracuse, N.Y. He preceded her in death July 26, 1989.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Thomas Jeffrey Triplett, on Aug. 4, 2010.
Survivors include three daughters, Jane and husband Jerry May, Lawrence, Joan Stupperich, Alton, Ill., and Judy and husband Mike Englebrake, Baldwin City; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The family will greet friends following the service on Saturday at the church.
The family suggests memorials to Grace Hospice or to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Building Fund, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.