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THE WESTERN STAR, 27 August 1943

I. F. Triplett, well known Comanche County farmer, passed away in this city Thursday of last week, having been in failing health for a year or more.

Funeral services were held in the Assembly of God church in this city at 2:30 o'clock last Saturday afternoon with Rev. Major W. Parker of the Methodist church in charge. Mary Ann Crowe and Alice Harkleroad sang "No Disappointment There" and "In The Sweet Bye and Bye," and Raymond Cline sang "No Night There." Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.

The casket bearers were Lynn and Jim Haas, Fred and Harry Lohrding, Alonzo Atteberry and Herman Cole. The honorary casket bearers were Pete Cole, Clyde Blount, Jay Overocker, Everett Bennett, Ben Wolf and G. G. Haas.


Isaac Franklin Triplett, son of Isaac F. and Elizabeth Triplett, was born in New Harmony, Mo., on May 20, 1870, and departed this life at the Shelley Hospital in Coldwater, Kansas, August 19, 1943, at the age of 73 years, two months and 20 days.

He was one of a family of seven children, five of whom preceded him in death, the sixth, a sister, Mrs. Mattie Atkinson, age 84, now living at Cordell, Okla.

On July 18, 1897, Mr. Triplett was united in marriage with Miss Cora E. Basnett at Lebanon, Mo. To this union two children were born, Clarence C., who died at the age of nine months, and Milan E. of the home.

Mr. Triplett came from Missouri to Pratt County, Kans., in 1905 and there engaged in the threshing business until 1914 when he came to Comanche County. He continued in the threshing business here until 1927 when he moved to the McDonald Ranch, he continued to engage in farming there until his death.

Mr. Triplett was a member of the Christian church at Bowling Green, Mo., and was a devout Christian man. He was a good friend and neighbor and a loving husband and father. His word was as good as his bond and everyone who ever knew him was his friend.

He leaves to mourn his death his wife and son, Milan, other relatives, and a host of friends.
Transcribed and Contributed by Shirley Brier

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