Submitted by Family
Darrell Boulanger, 80, of Boulanger, Okla., passed away April 19, 2023, at his home.
Darrell William Boulanger was born Feb. 9, 1943, in Independence, Kans., to Isaac Walter and Mary (Alderman) Boulanger. He graduated from Independence High School in 1961 and later from Pittsburg State. His father founded the town of Boulanger, OK, in 1909, and Darrell had maintained the family cemetery for the last 30 years. He was also a 2021 AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honoree.
Survivors include two children, Jason and Angela. Three siblings, Ron Boulanger, Independence; Beverly Glory, Tulsa, Okla.; and Karen Chism, Independence. Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Walter Boulanger, in 2006.
A graveside service was held Friday, April 28, 2023, at Boulanger Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Osage4Life for maintenance on Boulanger Cemetery and may be sent to the Webb Family Funeral Service, 1475 S. 10th, Independence, KS 67301.
The family of Darrell Boulanger entrusted the arrangement of services to Zach and Dee Webb of locally-owned Zach Webb Family Funeral Service of Independence.