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Glen Trimble

 Glen D. Trimble, 88, of Clinton, IL formerly of DeWitt, IL passed away at 11:09 PM, June 11, 2020 at his family residence.


Services will be 2 PM, Tuesday June 16, 2020 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Jerry Huisinga officiating. Visitation will be 1 PM until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Texas Township Cemetery with military honors at 2:30 PM.


Memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice or the Glen D. Trimble Memorial Fund.


Glen was born April 9, 1932 in Nancy, KY the son of Delbert and Opal (Pierce) Trimble. He met the love of his life, Mabel, at The Shack and they married July 26, 1957.


Survivors include his wife, Mabel Trimble, Clinton, IL, children, Janet (Rick) Ashe; Cheryl Russell; Glenda (Rich) Champley; Leslie (Mark) Cyrulik; and Larry Trimble, grandchildren, Nakoa Trimble; Jason (Tracy) Trimble; Jade Russell; Kalan (Alaina) Russell; Courtney, Christian, and Callie Champley, great grandchildren, Kaine, Seth, Kahle Trimble; and Ryan, Evan, and Sadie Russell, sister, Joyce Dearth, along with many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Denzel Trimble.


Glen was a member of the First Baptist Church, Farmer City, and a US Navy Veteran serving his country from 1952 until 1956.


While working in Decatur at Caterpillar, Glen received the nickname “Sugarfoot”. Later he worked for the Wapella High School and Clinton Community Jr. High and was the Wilson Township Road Commissioner for 11 years starting in 1998. But, Glen’s true passion was farming.


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