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1/3/2013 7:30:00 AM
Donald K. Trembath

Donald K. Trembath, age 87, of Rhinelander, died on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Rhinelander. He was born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Hurley, to Richard and Ida (Foresman) Trembath.

Don proudly served in the U.S. Navy, in the Pacific Theater, during World War II. He then worked as the Lake States Woodlands Manager for St. Regis Paper Corporation for 38 years. Don loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his many friends and his grandchildren.

Don is survived by his wife, Annabelle of Rhinelander; his two children, Rebecca of Rhinelander and Christopher of Maplewood, Minn.; his sister, Dorothy of Michigamme, Mich.; his four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, David and Richard of Wausau.

Memorial services for Don will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ with Rev. Chris Hucker officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the church. Carlson Funeral Home, (715) 369-1414 /, is assisting the family with arrangements.

A memorial in Don's name will be established for the benefit of Frederick Place Shelter.

Related Links:
• The Carlson Funeral Home

Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013
Article comment by: Tom Leith

I always enjoyed the company of Don. I am sorry for your loss.

Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2013
Article comment by: Ken Pazdernik


So sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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