Richard Carl Trembly, 51, Chanute, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Richard was born on Feb. 23, 1957, in Friedberg, Germany, State of Hessen. He came to the United States at the age of 18 months. He was adopted by Ralph and Terry Trembly. Richard graduated from Chanute High School in 1975 and received his Associate’s Degree in Accounting from NCCC in 1977.
He was united in marriage to Linda Diane Zentner on June 21, 1986. She survives.
Richard was employed at Chanute Manufacturing for more than 30 years.
Along with his wife Linda, he is survived by two daughters, Trinia Howard Bingham and her husband, Brandon, Chanute, and Staci Hermreck Allen and her husband, Casey, Tonganoxie: a son, Brad Hermreck and his wife, Jamie Korte, Arma; grandchildren, Zayne, Emily and Siena, Chanute, Casey Joe, Kalob, Sierra, Caleb, Kayl, Kierstin and Kaiden. Tonganoxie, and Genesis and Saylor, Arma; his biological mother, Johanna Haussler Byrd, Gainesville, Fla.; a sister, Nicci Harmon and her husband, Bill, Chanute; his biological grandmother, Frieda Wiedenmann of Geislingen, Germany; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins in Germany.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Ralph and Terry Trembly.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20 at the Otterbein United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 until 8p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Chanute Area Veterans Memorial and may be left with the funeral home.