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Paul A. Trompeter

July 29, 1930 May 14, 2019
Paul A. Trompeter
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Ft. Myers, FL- Paul Anthony Trompeter, age 88, of Fort Myers, FL for the last 22 years, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers.

Paul was born on July 29, 1930 in Minonk, IL, a son of Edmund and Marguerite (Rohman) Trompeter. He first married Lillian Gingrich on September 12, 1953 in Peoria. She preceded him in death on June 23, 1994 in Peoria. He then married Carol Covert Krueger on September 21, 1996 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria.

Surviving are Paul’s wife, Carol; four children, Mark (Christine) Trompeter of Peoria, Greg (Anne) Trompeter of Oviedo, FL, Joyce Trompeter of Peoria and Phillip Trompeter of Germantown Hills; three step-children, Karla Simpson of Ft. Myers, FL, Donald (Patti) Krueger of Wichita, KS and Rex (Melissa) Krueger of Wichita, KS; five grandchildren, Justin, Nicholas, Ryan, Cameron and Katie; three great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren: Megan, Morgan, Jacque, Christopher, Erin and Chad; four step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Joann Saupe of Kewanee, IL and two brothers Norman (Dorie) Trompeter of Sioux Falls, IA and Bill (Margaret) Trompeter of Dewitt, IA;

He was preceded in death by one sister, Sr. M. David (Rosemary) Trompeter, O.S.F and one half-sister, Esther Powel.

Paul proudly served in the US Army in the Korean War. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. He worked as Deputy Circuit Clerk for over 30 years in the Peoria County Courthouse. Paul was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the VFW and the American Legion.

A Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 AM, Monday, May 20, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church, with a one hour prior visitation. Franciscan Friars will officiate and burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Paul’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Greater Peoria Honor Flight.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

20

May

9:30 AM 5/20/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 5/20/2019 10:30:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

20

May

10:30 AM 5/20/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 5/20/2019 11:30:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzehimers Association-Local

612 West Geln Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614

Greater Peoria Honor Flight

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