Theresa R. Trimpe


Theresa R. Trimpe, 88, of Columbus, passed from this life at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born in Fisher, Minnesota, December 27, 1926, Mrs. Trimpe was the daughter of Frank and Martha Ozinski Gonshorowski.

Mrs. Trimpe was a homemaker and a faithful member of First Lutheran Church in Columbus.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and gardening.

Mrs. Trimpe is survived by her children, Debra (Jeffrey) O’Dair, Roxanne (Richard) Kovacs and David (Rebecca) Trimpe, all of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas P. Trimpe, who died September 23, 2004; and a brother, Stan Gonshorowski.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2015, at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Larry Isbell officiating.

Private inurnment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church.

Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

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The family would like to thank Mrs. Trimpe’s church family and neighbors, especially, Mike and Janie Brewington and Steve Schafer, for their support and friendship.