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Glenn LeRoy Trimble, son of Harry Glenn and Lois Pearl (Buck) Trimble, was born May 26, 1927, at home in Ringgold County, IA. LeRoy was welcomed into the home by his two sisters, Mary Margaret and Doris Marie.
LeRoy attended and graduated from Kellerton High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army from December 1950 to November 1951. Following his honorable discharge from the military, LeRoy was united in marriage to Betty Jean Allen on June 6, 1954. Betty Jean, better known as Butch, was a teacher at the time and she left that profession to be a full-time farm wife and lifelong partner with LeRoy. They farmed south of Kellerton for many years before retiring and moving into Mount Ayr in the fall of 1999.
LeRoy loved music. He loved to dance, and the American Legion and Chicken Inn were a couple of his favorite spots. He sang with a quartet and would sometimes sing solo as Butch accompanied him on piano. He loved his fast cars, motorcycles and golfing to name a few. He won several golfing awards. LeRoy had a strong faith and enjoyed attending and supporting area churches. He will be remembered for his hard work ethic, optimistic attitude and smile.
LeRoy passed away June 26, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters and their husbands, Mary (Lloyd) Stephens and Doris (Paul) Hannon; sister-in-law, Nadine (Hallie) Myers; nephew, Gordon Myers.
Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Betty Jean “Butch” Trimble of Mount Ayr; nieces and nephews, Richard (Linda) Stephens of Rock Port, MO, Dennis (Donna) Stephens of Mount Ayr, IA, Susan Stephens of Leavenworth, KS and Sandra Stephens of Lawrence, KS, Carol Ann (Ed) Larsen of Sarasota, FL; several great nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr is in charge of his arrangements.
Memorials are to the Mount Ayr Public Library.
Services were at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the United Baptist Presbyterian Church in Mount Ayr, IA.
Officiating was Pastor Bill Armstrong.
Musicians were Nancy Sackett and. First Things First
Special songs were “He Touched Me”, “Mansion Over the Hilltop” and “Until Then”.
Pallbearers were Richard Stephens, Dennis Stephens, Susan Stephens, Sandra Stephens,
Carol Ann Larsen, Ernest Stephens, Jill Stephens, Jennifer Burn, Boyd Burn, Brenda Morris, Cliff Morris, Tim Stephens, Marie Stephens, Debbie Stephens-Jonker, Steve Jonker, Madelynn Burn, Stephen Burn, Ella Morris, Henry Morris, Harrison Stephens, Ben Stephens, James Stephens, Joy Stephens and Keller Jonker.
Military Honors by the Ringgold County American Legions and U.S. Army Honor Guard.
Burial at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.

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