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Obituary for Donald Lee Trimble

Donald Lee  Trimble
Donald Lee Trimble, 85, of Atchison KS died on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Atchison Hospital.

Private family graveside services and burial will be 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Humboldt Cemetery, Humboldt NE with Rev. Nancy J Kollhoff officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, Nov. 20th, 2017 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Atchison United Methodist Church or the Atchison Lions Club and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at

Don was born on July 18, 1932 in Pawnee City, NE the son of Harland James and Anna Ruth (Voeller) Trimble. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1950. He was married to Joyce D. Clift on July 28, 1951 in Humboldt, NE. Don served in the United State Army from 1953-1955. They moved to Atchison from Falls City, NE in 1964. He worked as the manager of the Firestone Store in Atchison for 38 years retiring in 1998. He then worked as a salesman for B&D John Deere Dealer in Atchison for 17 years. He was a member of the Atchison United Methodist Church, the Atchison Lions Club, and the American Legion Post # 6, Atchison. He enjoyed fishing, and time spent with his family.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Trimble of the home in Atchison, KS, two sons, Eric R. (Sharon) Trimble, Peculiar, MO and David D. (Terry) Trimble, Platte City, MO, a daughter, Teresa L. Trimble, Kansas City, MO, a brother, Ronald E Trimble, Provo, UT, six grandchildren, Jordan, Michalyn , & Jace Trimble, Erin (Anthony) Grisafe, James and Jared Wheeler, and two great grandchildren, Payton & Paxton Grisafe. His parents, a brother, Harland “Dee” Trimble, and a sister, Ruth Ann Trimble, preceded him in death.
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