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John Henry Trumpler

John Henry Trumpler, a 58 year resident of Rolling Hills Estates, passed away at his home on Monday, November 23, 2015 at the age of 88, surrounded by his family. John was a wonderful husband and father. John was born in Schenectady, New York on May 14, 1927. On August 7, 1945, John joined the Army Air Corp and served in Germany. After returning, he went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and became an electrical engineer. John met his wife Shirley at a wedding, and married on July 22, 1950. They moved to California in 1957, and in 1960 he accepted a job at Hughes Aircraft where he worked until he retired in 1989. They had 6 children. John is survived by his daughters; Nancy Geisel, Susan Holden, Catherine Scott, Mary Walker, Patricia Smith and his son, Thomas Trumpler; 14 grandchildren, Jennifer, Cheryl, Stacy, Michael, Amber, Brad, Kindra, Charolette, Jared, Travis, Samantha, Alyssa, Trevor, and Chase; and 13 great grandchildren, Leannne, Ebony, Tyler, Danny, Caitlyn, John, Emma, Brandon, Michael, Genevieve, Viviana, Jayden, and Chelsie. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Shirley, his son in law Ruben, grandchildren, Lisa and John Jr.
A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 29th at 11:00AM at St. John Fisher in Rolling Hills Estates, California. He and Shirley will be entombed at The Riverside National Cemetery on December 30, 2015. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 20, 2015
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