Milton B. Trowbridge, age 83, of Wautoma, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 17, 1932 at Concordia, KS, the son of Ernest Ray and Lottie Mae (Waite) Trowbridge. He married the former Audrey Ann Speilman on June 1, 1951. She preceded him in death on May 15, 2003.
Milton served his country in the US Army from 1948 until 1953. He worked in Wautoma at the Coast to Coast Store, Fritz Sand & Gravel, operated a Frito Lay Route. He also owned and operated Milt's Standard Service in Wautoma. Later, he was employed as a forklift mechanic at Berlin Foundry until his retirement in 1996.
He is survived by four children, Vicki (Allie) Erdman, Wautoma, Steven (Debbie) Trowbridge, Benson, AZ, Kim (John) Suszko, Dallas, NC, and Lisa (Tom) Knutson, Green Bay; grandchildren, Stacey (Richard) Mitchell, Amy (Chris) Hionis, Melanie (Landon) Neill, Meagan (Jayson) Rogers, Brianna Trowbridge, John Milton (Kerry) Suszko, Alissa (Jason) Kelley; great grandchildren, Jonathan, Jansen, Naomi, Noah, Nathanael, Naarah, Ethan, Olivia, Layla, Elijah, John Austin, Corbin, Alexis, Harper, and Everly; one great-great granddaughter, Klarysa; one sister, Ellen Rae (Ralph) Dale, Gastonia, NC; one brother, Milford Trowbridge, Concordia, KS. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Frances, Pauline, Nina Alma, Virginia, Hazel; three brothers, Lowell Dean, Lyle Gene, Lee.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Wautoma with Rev. Domnik Israel officiating. A reception to follow in the church hall. Interment will be at Wautoma Union Cemetery at a later date. There will be no visitation prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for the Alzheimer's Association.
JAN 22. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
N2133 Southgate Terrace
Wautoma, WI, US, 54982