Eugene Raymond Tripke was born April 8, 1952 in Madison, Wisconsin and passed away July 29, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
At the age of 17, Eugene joined the Marines. While serving his country, he graduated high school in Okinawa, Japan. When he returned from war, he moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He attended Spartan School of Aeronautics, and got his A&P License. He worked for Biz Jet, Cesna, and Boeing.
Eugene is preceded in death by his parents,Howard and Ruth Tripke, and his brother, Charles Tripke. He is survived by his lifelong partner, Janet Potter; son, Troy Tripke; stepson, Brian Larkins; grandson, Tempest Tripke; and his sister, Melody York.
- Date & Time: August 11, 2016 (10:00 AM)
- Venue: Fort Gibson National Cemetery
- Location: 1423 Cemetery Rd. Fort Gibson, OK 74434 - (Get Directions)