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Douglas Eugene Trostle, 73, of Duncan, Oklahoma, passed away Monday afternoon, March 20, 2017. Doug was born in Webb City, OK on Dec. 28, 1943, to William Emmitt and Corene Gertrude Trostle, the youngest of seven children. Doug attended school in Tecumseh, Oklahoma, before making his passion his living becoming a diesel mechanic. If it had an engine, he could work on it. He and Rita Ann Thomas were married Feb. 16, 1973, in Gainesville, Texas.
Doug enjoyed hunting and being outdoors, being a part of nature, watching birds and other various animals but above all he loved his family.
Doug is survived by his wife of 44 years, Rita Trostle, of the home; his daughter, Marsha Bennett of Grand Junction, Colorado; son, William Trostle and wife Faye, of the home; granddaughters, Lindsey Roundtree and husband Andrew, of Duncan; Shelby Trostle and Emily Trostle, of the home; sisters, Pauline Kenton, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Francis Worz, of North Ridgeville, Ohio; Helen New and husband Perry, of Choctaw, Oklahoma, and sister-in-law Carolyn Trostle, of Duncan.
Doug is preceded in death by his parents William and Corene Trostle; brothers, William E. Trostle Jr. and Franklin Don Trostle and sister, Anna Hoover.
The family will have visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Whitt funeral home. A memorial service will held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would like to ask that you send donations to Whitt Funeral Home or the Cancer Center in Duncan.
Published on March 21, 2017
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