Esther Triplett (06/02/1918 - 03/09/2011)

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TRIPLETT, Esther (Coffman)
In Adoring Memory

Born June 2nd 1918, passed away March 9th, 2011. Esther's life impacted so many in her 92 years. To all who knew her, she was gracious, loving, beautiful, and humble. She was a true Lady.
Esther attended Hutton Elementary, Lewis & Clark High School, and University of Idaho. Following college she worked at Washington Water Power as a secretary and married Dunbar B Triplett, Jr. During her time at U of I she joined Delta Gamma and was a member for 74 years. She was also a member of PEO for 71 yrs. She volunteered her time with Meals on Wheels, at local elementary schools reading to children, and in many other areas. Esther loved young people. She enjoyed spending time in Maui and Priest Lake where she was a member of the Priest Lake Yacht Club and is reigning Queen of the 4th of July festivities.
Esther is survived by her sister Kathryn Share and niece Vicky Fukai. Daughters, Katy McKeown (Mike Smith) and Susan Leinan (Steve), both of Spokane, WA as well as grandchildren Bill Sugden, Betsey Lemes (Jeremy) and Andy Allen; great-grandchildren Alexie and Dakota Sugden, Cosette Lemes and Nikki Allen. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Dunbar and her beloved grandson, Patrick McKeown.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 20th at 4pm at St. John's Cathedral -" 127 E. 12th Ave. Spokane, WA 99202.
Donations in Esther's memory can be made to either Lilac Services For the Blind -" 1212 N. Howard St. Spokane, WA 99201 or Meals On Wheels -" 1222 W. 2nd Spokane, WA 99201

Published in Spokesman-Review from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2011
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