Arthur P. Trippel, 72, of Highland,
formerly of Trenton died Wednesday March 29 2006 in St. Joseph
Hospital Highland. He was born October 25, 1933 in Trenton to
Arthur J. and Esther (Seibert) Trippel. They preceded him in
Art was a member of St. John United
Church of Christ, Trenton, and a 43 year member of the Trenton
Masonic lodge #109. He graduated form Trenton Community High
School, received an associate of business degree from SIU Carbondale
and a bachelors of Arts Degree from McKendree College. He also
attended Eden Seminary.
He loved music and was an avid Cubs
fan. His love of baseball led him to serve for many years as score
keeper for the Trenton Clinton County Baseball Team. He also served
as the Clinton County Baseball League secretary-treasurer.
Besides his parents, Art was preceded
in death by 2 nieces, Sherry and Terry Sebring, 1 nephew Kenneth
Sebring and a brother in law Donald Klein.
Art is survived by 3 sisters Lois
Klein of Trenton, Carol
Sebring of Englewood, Ohio and Donna (Dale) Torrence
of Springboro Ohio. Also surviving are nieces Janet (Vince) Butler,
Kathy Limkeman, Nancy Sebring, Dawn Collins and nephews Kurt Klein,
Craig (Coleen) Klein, John Sebring and Darren (Cindy) Torrence, many
cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday April 1 2006 at 11 AM at
St. Johnís United Church of Christ in Trenton with Rev. Mark Buck
officiating. Interment will be in Trenton Cemetery. Friends may
call at the Church from 9:30 until the time of services. Memorial
can be made to St. John Church, Trenton Masonic Lodge or Trenton
Clinton County League Baseball team and will be received by Moss
Funeral Home of Trenton who is in charge of the services.