Obituary – Trumbla, Edward Brengle

Edward Brengle Trumbla

Class of 1923

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Edward Trumbla

Football ’22,’23; Baseball ’22, ’23; Junior Play ’22.

“If you dummies could only understand I would tell you something.”

Edward Brengle Trumbla

February 17, 1905 – August 28, 1994

Edward Brengle Trumble, 89, of Yukon and formerly of Stillwater, died Sunday, Aug., 28, in Ketchikan, Alaska, while on vacation.

Trumbla was born Feb. 17, 1905, in Perry to Joe and Maud (Flood) Trumbla. He married Peggy Swindle. She died in January, 1993. He later married Gladys Wade Ford.

He was a retired post office worker. He worked for the postal service for 40 years, workin in Stillwater most of that time. He was a member of NARFE and St. David’s Episcopal Church. When he lived in Stillwater, he was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Trumbla was predeceased by his parents; by his wife of 56 years, Peggy Trumbla, and by two brothers, Wilbur and Tom.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Betty Trumbla of Houston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Jo and Jim Parker of Yukon and Barbara and Darrel Overholt of Stillwater; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 3333 N. Meridian, Oklahoma City, with the Rev. Howard Humphries officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater. Memorials may be made to Stillwater Medical Center or to First Presbyterian Church.