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Peggy Tarbet

Joe Denoyer - January 3, 2018 3:22 pm

Peggy Tarbet, age 91, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses. She was born April 19, 1926, in Grant County, Kansas, the daughter of Floyd and Bessie (Richardson) Bangs.

Peggy was a lifetime resident of Ulysses. After graduating from Grant County Rural High School, she was a teller at Grant County Bank. Peggy married Howard “Brick” Tarbet on March 3, 1946, in Garden City. She was the bookkeeper for Tarbet Construction Company for many years. Peggy enjoyed gardening and growing flowers, which was evident in her beautiful flower beds.

Peggy is survived by her sons, Joe Tarbet, and Steve Tarbet and wife Carol all of Ulysses; three grandchildren, Melissa Tarbet of Chanute, Matt Tarbet and wife Jo Angela, and Michael Tarbet and wife Amanda all of Ulysses; and eight great-grandchildren.  

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Brick in 2003; and siblings, Merle Bangs, Jane Eddie, and Helen Foresman.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Grant County Senior Center in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at