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Edwin M. Trummel, 94, Lane, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 21, 2013) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.

His funeral be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Larry Trummel and Paul Milliken will officiate. Interment will be at Rose Cemetery, Lane, with military honors accorded. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Dr. John Warner Hospital Foundation or Fisher Center Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

He was born May 23, 1919, in Creek Township, DeWitt County, the son of Lorin Trummel and Edna Hartsock Trummel. He married Ila L. Wantland on April 16, 1939, in Clinton. Ila passed away on Jan. 20, 1994. He later married Jean Jones in May 1999. She passed away Oct. 11, 2011.

Survivors include his children, Milton (Joyce) Trummel, Lane; Marlyn Trummel, Lane; Janice (Don) Marshall, Lane; and Larry (Pauline) Trummel, Livermore, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one grandchild.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1944 to 1946. He was a member of Lane Christian Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and elder for many years. He was an electrician and a 72-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Works Local 146.

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