Richard T. “Rich” Trame


  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Monday, June 29, 2020  4:00-7:00 p.m.

    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton


    Tuesday, June 30, 2020  10:00-10:45 a.m.

    St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lebanon


  • Service Date
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
  • Service Time
    11:00 a.m.
  • Service Location
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lebanon
  • Full Obituary

    Richard T. “Rich” Trame, age 73, of Lebanon, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at his residence.


    He was born March 3, 1947 in Highland, the son of the late Theodore B. and Margaret, nee Schaefer, Trame.


    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Vincent and Malinda, nee Strubhart, Berkemann; and brother-in-law, Gerald Berkemann.


    Surviving are his wife Marilyn, nee Berkemann, Trame of Lebanon, whom he married November 28, 1968 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lebanon; children, Michael (Michelle) Trame of St. Joseph, IL, Brian (Dawn) Trame of Trenton, Sara (David) McMahan of Troy, David (Carrie) Trame of Aviston, and Gregory (Natasha) Trame of Rochester, IL; thirteen grandchildren, Stephanie and Mackenzie Trame, Kaitlin and Kollin Trame, Brady and Drew Arbogast, Kyle and Eric McMahan, Allison Henrichs, Brooke and Taylor Trame, Marlee and Landen Trame; siblings, Jim (Linda) Trame and Judy (Al) Astrauskas all of Lebanon; and brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert (Doris) Berkemann of Villa Grove, IL and Donna Berkemann of Lebanon.


    Rich enjoyed antique tractors and equipment, and traveling, but his greatest love was his family and farming. He was a loving man and had the BEST laugh. Rich was a son, a brother, a nephew, a cousin, a husband, a father, a grandfather, an uncle, a friend, a farmer, a truck driver, a United States Air Force veteran, a good man. He left his mark on the world and it will not be the same without him here.


    Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lebanon with Monsignor James Margason presiding. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lebanon.


    Visitation will be Monday, June 29, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton and again on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 10:00-10:45 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lebanon.


    (Please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and refrain from hugs and handshakes at both the visitation and the funeral)


    In lieu flowers, plants, and other gifts, the family strongly suggests memorials be made to St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Heartland Hospice, of in the form of Masses and will be received at the funeral home or church.

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