Beatrice Suppes

Beatrice Suppes

Beatrice Frances Rottinghaus Suppes died July 31, 2019. She was 90.

She was born in Post Falls, Idaho June 5, 1929 to Jacob and Marie (Lorson) Rottinghaus. She spent her childhood in Iowa. Her family moved to Fountain in 1942 and then to Olathe in 1946. She graduated from high school there in 1948.

She married Lawrence Suppes Feb. 1, 1950. The couple had 13 children.

She enjoyed canning, making corsages, boutonnieres, wedding cakes and gardening. She supplied Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Olathe with flowers from her garden. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society in Olathe and Delta. She also cooked for funeral dinners and Olathe's church bazaar.

She is survived by seven children and their spouses; 25 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchilden with one on the way; and her sister, Anna Marie Suppes, who has celebrated her 103rd birthday.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Lawrence Suppes; six children; one great-grandson; nine brothers and sisters; and many in-laws.

Visitation and rosary was Aug. 5 at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Mass of Christian burial was Aug. 6 at St. Michael's Catholic Church and interment was in Cedar Cemetery in Montrose.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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