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In Memory of

Robert K. Trinkle

February 12, 1949 - August 8, 2017

Obituary


Robert K. Trinkle, age 68, of Hammond, Indiana, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 surrounded by the love of his wife, family and friends.
Robert was born February 12, 1949 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Leonard and Marion (nee Troyer) Trinkle. He was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dolores and Joseph Hellems; brother-in-law, Robert Hellems; nieces, Andrea Chapman, and Laura Trinkle; nephew, Robert Tanas; and his loving companion, Jet.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 33 years, Linda (Hellems) Trinkle; brothers, Gregory (Kathleen) Trinkle,...

Robert K. Trinkle, age 68, of Hammond, Indiana, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 surrounded by the love of his wife, family and friends.
Robert was born February 12, 1949 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Leonard and Marion (nee Troyer) Trinkle. He was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dolores and Joseph Hellems; brother-in-law, Robert Hellems; nieces, Andrea Chapman, and Laura Trinkle; nephew, Robert Tanas; and his loving companion, Jet.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 33 years, Linda (Hellems) Trinkle; brothers, Gregory (Kathleen) Trinkle, Jeffrey (Marcia) Trinkle; sisters-in-law, Cyndee (the late Phillip) Tanas and Theresa Hellems; nieces, Jennifer and Michelle Hellems, Jennifer (Neil) Pereira, Heather (David) Fruecht, Destiny Tanas; nephews, Steven (Jung) Trinkle, Phillip (Stephenie) Tanas Jr., Joseph Hellems; numerous cousins, great nieces and nephews.
Robert was a 1967 graduate of Hammond Tech, and a 1988 graduate with a Bachelor of Psychology from Purdue University Calumet, where he was a life member of the alumni association. He retired from LTV Steel, Steel Workers Local #1011. Robert was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a member of AARP and Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. Bob kept his family and friends united and entertained through his daily phone calls, jokes and stories. We will miss him every day- especially in the mornings.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 3-7 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 Cline Ave.; Schererville, Indiana 46375). Funeral services will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Doug Klukken officiating. A private family entombment will occur at a later date after cremation. Memorials may be given to the family for a charity to be chosen at a later date. To leave online condolences, please visit www.chapellawnfunerals.com