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Service Saturday for Charles Trout

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Charles E. Trout, age 80, of Michigan City, Ind., passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Franciscan Saint Anthony Hospital.

Charles was born September 3, 1933 in Greensburg, Ind., to the late James Edwin and Elsie Maxine (Moore) Trout.

On December 31, 1951 in Lawrenceburg, Ind., he married Nancy Ingram who survives in Michigan City.

Also surviving are five children: Michael J. (Helene) Trout of Chesterton, Ind., Jeffery (Bonnie) Trout of Chesterton, Timothy (Jennifer) Trout of Bridgman, Mich., Melissa (Brett) Boyd and Karry (Jon) Trout of Olympia, Wash.; nine grandchildren: James (Lindsay) Trout, Sarah (Brandon) Squok, Kathryn Trout, Bridget Trout, Carly Trout, Charles T. Trout, Carson Boyd, Ella Trout and Lucy Trout; two sisters: Cheryl (Kenny) Jesse of LaPorte, Ind., and Cindy (Ron) Levendowski of LaPorte; and two brothers: Richard Trout of Seattle, Wash., and Jerry Trout of Michigan City.

Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Max and James Trout.

Charles was the co-owner of Trout Glass and Mirror, Chesterton, and was a retired glazer after 30 years of service.

He was Past President of Glazer's Union Local #82, Elks Lodge #432, VFW Post #2536, Skwiat American Legion Post #451, Michigan City Senior Center and First United Methodist Church. He was a proud veteran serving in the Marines during the Korean War from 1951 - 1954.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 121 E. 7th St., Michigan City, Ind.

A time of remembrance will be held on Saturday from 10 - 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at a later date in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens.

Root Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.


Posted 12/31/2013