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Gerald James Trachsel

April 24, 1948 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 71)

Obituary

Gerald James Trachsel, 71, of New Philadelphia, passed away Thursday, January 23rd, at the VA Wade Park Hospital. Born in Dover on April 24, 1948, a son of the late James R. and  Marjorie (Bucher) Trachsel, also prececed in death by grandaughter Brittany. Served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict as a sergeant where he was awarded two bronze stars. Besides his wife Shelia K. (Sizemore) Trachsel, he is survived by 2 sons Duane (Susan) Trachsel, of Jackson, Chris (Lenee) Trachsel, of Rockbridge; 2 brothers Dale (Sandy) Trachsel, Steve Trachsel, all of New Philadelphia; 4 grandchildren Gage, Karrington, Paege, and Taera. A memorial service with military honors and burial will take place in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM. You may add your condolences on our website: www.waltner-simchak.com.

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Services

Military Honors
Friday
February 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd
Rittman, Ohio 44270

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