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Elmer Trostle

Elmer Trostle Jr.

Thursday, September 20th, 1928 - Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Elmer Trostle, Jr., 91, of Denver, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Ephrata Manor.

He was born in Denver to the late Elmer H. and Daisey (Showalter) Trostle. He shared 66 years of marriage with his late wife Maebelle A. (Collingwood) Trostle, who passed away November 19, 2019.

Elmer retired from Modern Masons and also worked for many years for Grant Smith and Sons, Masonry, Lancaster. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War. He had an extensive clock collection most of which he repaired and restored himself.

Elmer is survived by a son, Dennis J. Trostle of Denver; two brothers, Eugene S. Trostle of Reinholds, Larry S., husband of Mary Trostle of Denver and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard S. Trostle and two sisters, Katherine Groff and Dorothy Petery.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10 to 11AM at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut Street, Denver, followed by funeral services at 11:00 AM with Pastor Michael Roney officiating. Interment will take place in the Fairview Cemetery Annex.

If desired, memorial contributions in Elmer's memory may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 420 Main Street, Denver, PA, 17517.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Denver.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home
    533 Walnut Street
    Denver, PA 17517
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home
    533 Walnut Street
    Denver, PA 17517
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Fairview Cemetery Annex
    Steinmetz Road
    Denver, PA
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Danie Pannebecker

Posted at 10:35am
God bless you. I always enjoyed our talks with you and your family. God bless you Dennis for taking care of your parents. They loved you dearly

Doug Enck

Posted at 07:52am
Yvonne and I will always cherish our friendship with Dennis over these many years. I have a fond memory of Elmer urging on Maebelle during Boccie Ball time at Ephrata Manor.

David, Cassandra and Emmet Trostle

Posted at 07:00pm
Thinking of you in this time of sadness.

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