Trippe, Kyra

Written by David Green.

Kyra Lynn Trippe, 52, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006 in Bryan, Ohio.

She was born July 31, 1953 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of Kenneth R. and Rita J. (Lamont) Rollins. She married Lester R. Trippe on Dec. 14, 1988 in Angola, Ind. and he survives.

Kyra graduated from St. Vincent School of Nursing in Toledo, Ohio and was a licensed practical nurse. She had been employed at the Medical College of Ohio for seven years and then as an obstetrics nurse at Cameron Hospital in Angola, Ind. for 10 years. She was recently employed as a nurse with Hospice and Home Health Care in  Fort Wayne, Ind.

Besides her husband, Kyra is survived by her parents of Angola, Ind.; two sons, Tyler R. Trippe of Lexington, Ky. and Jordon R. Trippe of Angola, Ind.; one brother, Brooks W. (and fiancee, Celeste Heidelburg) Rollins of Wauseon, Ohio; one sister, Brigelle (and Russ) Stang of Angola, Ind. and four nieces, Sydnee Stang and Brooke, Brittany and Bailey Rollins.

Private funeral and burial services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cameron Memorial Community Hospital Home Health Care and Hospice. Arrangements were handled by Krill Funeral Service in Edgerton, Ohio.

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