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Lucille Doubek

April 4, 1929 — April 8, 2015


Lucille Marie (Lou) Doubek, 86, a resident of Belleville, Kansas, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Long Term Care Center. She was born April 4, 1929 in rural Coats, Kansas to Fritz and Margaret (Lang) Lenkner. She was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Natoma, Kansas on June 2, 1929 and was confirmed in the same church on April 6, 1941. Lou attended a one-room schoolhouse for 8 grades, and then was graduated from Coats Rural High School in 1947. It was there she met and eventually married the love of her life Herbert Dale Doubek. Lou was graduated from Kansas State University in 1951 with a degree in Home Economics Education. She started her teaching career in Overbrook, Kansas and continued at Shawnee Mission North while Herbert attended the Kansas University Medical Center. Herbert and Lou were married August 19, 1951 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Pratt, Kansas. To this union three children were born: Diane Denise, Debra Lynn, and Douglas Brent. They moved to Belleville, Kansas in 1957 where they made their lifelong home. Lou was a dedicated home economics teacher, loving mother and housewife. She was active in the community and in the Lutheran Church. Her hobbies included gardening, playing golf and cooking. She was an avid supporter of the KSU Wildcats. Lou will be forever remembered by her husband Dr. Herbert Dale Doubek, Belleville; daughters Diane (Jim) Reed, Kackley, Kansas and Dr. Debra (Tom) Phillips, Manhattan, Kansas; son Douglas (Sarah) Doubek, Topeka, Kansas; brother Edwin Lenkner, Coats, Kansas; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Anita Burrows; and infant brother Le George Lenkner.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the American Lutheran Church in Belleville with Mr. Al Urich, PMA officiating. Interment services to follow in the Belleville City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Lutheran Church or Republic County Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 10, 2015

3:00 - 8:00 pm

Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home

, Belleville, KS 66935

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Starts at 2:00 pm

American Lutheran Church

2304 M St, Belleville, KS 66935

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