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Lawrence Trumble, Jr.

December 13, 1940 — November 9, 2019


Lawrence G. Trumble, Jr., 78, died Saturday (November 9, 2019) at the Pleasant View Home in Inman, Kansas.

He was born on December 13, 1940 in Alexandria, Va., the son of Lawrence G. and Irma Mae Steel Trumble, Sr. He attended high school in Fairfax, Virginia.  

Lawrence served in the U.S. Army for 13 years. After being discharged from the military he moved to the Newton area where he drove a truck and was a welder at Hesston Hay and Forage for several years, and later became a driver for the Rentzenberger at the Santa Fe Railroad, until he retired at the age of 70.

He was a longtime member of the V.F.W. and the Cooties of the V.F.W.

Lawrence married Ruth Alice Fast on September 24, 1975 in Manhattan, Ks. She died on February 3, 1999. He later married Rosemary Peifer Confer on August 11, 2000 in Newton.

Survivors include his wife Rosemary of the home in Newton; son Jerry Trumble of Duncan, Okla.; daughters Regina Trumble and Shauna Trumble of Lewistown, Montana; step-son John Confer of Hershey, Pa.; step daughter Becky Villadar of Newton; 13 grandchildren Thomas, Shelby, Ryan, Chance, Jericho, Autumn, Cameron, Trelawny, Cequinda, Chelsee, Claudia, Audrey and Aaron; and five great grandchildren.

Along with his first wife, Ruth, Lawrence is preceded in death by his brothers Richard and Ernest; sister Sarah; grandson Mason Baker; and great grandson Alexander Mead.

Private family inurnment services will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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