Merriam Trube(1929 - 2018)

Merriam (Trube) Trube
passed away Monday,
August 20, 2018 at his home
in Highlands Ranch, CO,
surrounded by his family.
Trube was born on October
27, 1929 to Carl E. and Sarah
Louise Brandreth Merriam
Trube in New York City, NY. He
was an only child. He graduated from
Stevens Institute of Technology with a
degree in Engineering in 1951.He then
joined the United States Navy for three
years, working in the shipyards in San
Diego, CA.
In 1954, Trube met the first love of his
life, Jean Edmunds. They were married
in 1955. They lived in Venezuela and
Seattle, WA, before settling in Littleton,
CO. Trube worked for Martin Marietta
for 32 years. They had three children,
Lynda, Scott and Gale. Jean died in 2007.
In 2008, Trube met the second love of
his life, Dottie Breece. They lived in
Highlands Ranch, CO.
If asked, Trube would say he was
blessed to have two loves, Jean
and Dottie. He was a lifelong
outdoorsman and outdoor
photographer. He enjoyed
geology, hunting, and fishing.
During his work years, he was
proud of his accomplishments
in the aerospace industry,
particularly Mars exploration,
Voyager and Venus projects.
He is survived by his children
Lynda Strickland (Dale), Scott Trube
(Heidi), and Gale Marchand (LeRoy)
and grandchildren Eric, Zach, Ryan,
Jennifer, Kyle, Jeremy, Stepanie; and
Dottie Breece, her children Cindy
Breece (Kevin), Carrie Breece, Chris
Breece (Randy), Rick Breece, Cathy
Schupanitz (Matt), and grandchildren
Kaitlyn and Kira. He was preceded in
death by his parents and his wife Jean.
A private celebration will be held.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests
memorials to The Nature Conversancy,, Trout Unlimited, or .

Funeral Home

Monarch Society - Denver
1534 Pearl Street Denver, CO 80203
(303) 837-8712

Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Aug. 30 to Sept. 29, 2018