Obit: Trimberger, Walter (1899 - 1990)
Contact: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org


Surnames: TRIMBERGER FRAVERT SKAR

 

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/08/1990
 

Trimberger, Walter (1899 - 1990)


Walter A. Trimberger, 91, formerly of Granton, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 1990, at 4:30 a.m. at Neillsville Memorial Home.
Services were held Saturday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Granton, with the Rev. Herbert L. Biermann officiating. The body was cremated and burial was in the Granton Cemetery.


Walter Trimberger was born march 1, 1899, in Granton, to John and Emma (Fravert) Trimberger. In the 1920's he farmed and also raised bees. During World War II, he sold farm machinery. He operated gas stations at Trimberger Corner in Granton, in Chili and on the north side of Marshfield. He retired 14 years ago and moved to Neillsville, spending the last 14 winters in Mesa, Ariz. He had been a resident of the nursing home for the past six years.


He was married to Gudrun Skar. She preceded him in death March 30, 1990.


Trimberger and his wife had been past Citizens of the Year in Granton. He was a charter member of the rotary Club and a lifelong member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he held various offices.


Survivors include one son, Wayne of Willard one brother, Victor of Albuquerque, N.M. six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Eugene, in 1988 one infant daughter, Wilma and his parents.

 

----Source: Greenwood Public Library, published biographies, original copy owned by Jean Rolstad

 

Walter A. Trimberger Family

Mr. liramberger was born and lived on the Trimberger corner all his life until August 30, 1968, when they moved to NeiLlsville. He established a gasoline station and Implement business there, which he operated for 40 years. He married Gudrun Skar of Birchwood, Wis., on June 18, 1924. She taught school for five years and was last employed at Principal of the Romadka State Grade School.. They have two sons, Attorney Wayne W. Trimberger, and Eugene T. Trimberger, State parole and probation officer of Clark County, both living in Neillsville. They have five grandchildren. They continue their membership of Zion Lutheran church at Granton.

 

 


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