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Freda Elshoff Trumpey

March 23, 1916 — June 23, 2013

Visitation: Thursday 4 to 8 PM

Services: Friday 10 AM

Freda (Elshoff) Trumpey of Elberfeld Freda (Elshoff) Trumpey, 97, passed away Sunday June 23, 2013 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City. She was born, March 23, 1916 in Bretzville, Ind. in Dubois County, to the late John and Louise (Steineker) Elshoff. She graduated from Dale High School in 1934. During WWII she worked for GE in Huntingburg. She married James P. Trumpey July 20, 1940. Freda was a home maker and a Girl Scout leader. She was a member of the PTA, Lincoln Land Association, Elberfeld American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Augustana UCC in Holland, Ind. and also Zion UCC, in Elberfeld and the Women's Guild in which she held various offices. Freda also enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, cooking and baking for her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James P. Trumpey; sister, Florence Beumer; brothers, Raymond and Arthur Elshoff; son-in-law, Jimmie Guinn. Freda is survived by two daughters, Lana Trumpey and Linda Guinn; granddaughter, Stephanie Durrance (Russell); grandson, Kevin Guinn (Tish); three great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Colten, and Sasha; several nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held at 10 a.m. CST, Friday June 28, 2013 at Zion United Church of Christ, 165 Elm St. Elberfeld, Ind. Rev. Janet Buente will officiate with burial to follow in Fairmont Cemetery in Huntingburg, Ind. Visitation will be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST., Thursday June 27, 2013 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, 2nd. & Elm Streets, Elberfeld, Ind. (812) 983-4211, and Friday 9 a.m. to service time at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Zion UCC. Sympathy wishes to the family may be made at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com.
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