Melinda Trammel

Trammel, Melinda CARLSBAD -- Carlsbad resident, Melinda Trammel, 75, died on January 26, 2013 after a short illness. She was born in Gary, Indiana on July 11, 1937. She moved to San Diego in 1968 with her former husband, Don, and two daughters Laura and Dana. She worked as a real estate broker in San Diego for 25 years and later worked in property management before retiring in 2007. Her interests included gardening, reading and her pets. Mrs. Trammel is survived by her daughter, Laura; and longtime companion, Carl Lorenz. Her daughter, Dana passed away in 1995 after a long battle with breast cancer.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 29, 2013