Jennifer M. Tribue

December 20, 1970March 9, 2019

Jennifer Marie Weltha Tribue, 48, lover of all things Victorian, her family, master of quick wit and irreverent sarcasm, died quickly and unexpectedly on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Jennifer was born in Wichita, Kansas, December 20, 1970 to Gary Allen Weltha and Carrol Sue Laird (Holtsclaw). She grew up in Wichita, excluding 3 years each in Panora, IA and Topeka, KS. After moving back to Wichita, she attended school at Wilbur Middle School and Northwest High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from Wichita State University in Public Relations and Communications. She worked in Communications and Public Relations at Heartspring School, the American Cancer Society, the Derby Recreation Center and, at her death was working as a Communications Specialist in Arts and Culture for the City of Wichita. She was a past member of PRSA (Public Relations Specialists of America) and a member of the Victorian Ladies Society. In addition to loving all things Victorian, she loved scrapbooking and was a dealer for Stampin' Up, she loved gardening and flowers, but especially loved putting on her jammies and curling up with her daughter watching old or scary movies. She is survived by her loving husband, Tad, her precious daughter, Grace Victoria, her mother Carrol Laird, her birth father Gary Weltha, her adoptive brother Eric, grandmother Bernice Weltha, stepsisters Denise Sparacino and Susan Laird Mims, stepbrothers Glyn Dale, Ray, and Terry Laird, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her heart father, Glyn Laird, sister Rhonda Romero, brother-in-laws Michael and Ric Tribue, mother and father-in-law, Geri and Richard Tribue. Memorial service March 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 124 N. Roosevelt, Wichita, KS. A rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service.


  • Memorial Service Mass Saturday, March 16, 2019

Jennifer M. Tribue

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Rose Caceres

March 15, 2019

To the love ones of Jennifer tribute to her husband and daughter i am so sorry for your loss . She was a member of the Victorian ladies society . She will be missed . Victorian friends lady rose

Kathleen Avitt

March 11, 2019

Together we always lifted each other up no matter what the situation. You will always be someone that I was proud to know, work with and call my friend. I know you loved your family more than anything. You were such a good wife and mother. May you Rest In Peace and never be forgotten. I pray for your family to find the strength to have faith in God and trust. Love u Jen!

Jan Hopkins

March 11, 2019

All of our thoughts, prayers, and love go out to Jennifer's family and friends. She was an amazing woman.