Gladys Tribout

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Gladys Ruth Tribout, nee Lotz, 97, of Belleville, IL, born April 12, 1920, in Belleville, IL, died Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Louis, MO.

Mrs. Tribout was a devoted homemaker and a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Edwin Tribout, whom she married on May 28, 1940, and who died on February 26, 1992; a son, Robert V. Tribout; her parents, Fred W. and Cleola, nee Neighbors, Lotz; three brothers, Cornell Lotz, Orville Lotz, and Fred Lotz Jr.; and a sister, Thelma Kaiser.

Surviving are two sons, Ronald (Linda) Tribout of Urbana, IL, Richard (Sue) Tribout of St. Peters, MO;
a daughter-in-law, Jane Tribout of Belleville, IL;
seven grandchildren, Kevin (Rachel) Tribout of Tampa, FL, Lucienne (Michael) Burrus of Urbana, IL, Marc (Bridget) Tribout of Urbana, IL, Jason Tribout of St. Peters, MO, Michael (Kelcie) Tribout of St. Peters, MO, Scott (Katie) Tribout of Ferguson, MO, and Victoria Tribout of Belleville, IL;
11 great-grandchildren;
sisters-in-law, Rae Jean Lotz and Barb Lotz;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 3225 North Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63107.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 1201 Lebanon Avenue, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 1201 Lebanon Avenue, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. David Darin officiating.

Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


3 Comments on Gladys Tribout

Kelly said : Guest Report Dec 05, 2017 at 5:34 PM

She was a great lady and my Grandma's (Thelma Kaiser) sister. Good memories of her! Thoughts and prayers to the family!

  • Germantown
  • Illinois
Nancy(Bill)Fink said : Guest Report Dec 03, 2017 at 8:43 PM

Deepest sympathy to your family.

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  • Nv
Debbie, Jim & Jeremy Bunn said : Guest Report Dec 03, 2017 at 5:54 PM

Coach & Mrs. Tribout - Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We will keep her and your family in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL

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