Peggy V. Trenkle

Nov. 11, 19__ – Aug. 22, 2012

Funeral services for Peggy V. Trenkle were held Aug. 25 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Burlington. Peggy died Aug. 22 at her home in Otto.

She was born Nov. 11, 19__ at Basin, the daughter of Archie John and Ellen Lucille Daniels Crichton. She grew up in the Burlington/Otto area, attended school in Burlington and graduated from Burlington High School.

She married Donald “Don” E. Trenkle Nov. 11, 1962.

Peggy worked as a teacher’s aide in the Basin schools for five years. After her husband died she got her substitute teaching certificate and did lots of “subbing” in Burlington. She was a Postmaster Relief at Emblem, Burlington and Otto for many years.

Peggy loved the ranching life and taking care of livestock; she enjoyed gardening and being outdoors. She was always willing to lend a helping hand. The most important thing in her life was her family.

Her parents, her husband Don Trenkle on Aug. 18, 1999, her brothers, Sgt. Robert Crichton who was killed in Vietnam on July 17, 1970, and Archie John Crichton Aug. 31, 2006, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Herman and Darcey Trenkle of Casper, Frank Trenkle of Otto, and Emma and Rick Strotheide of Rushville, Neb.; one brother, Gerald “Hoot” Crichton of Shoshoni; her sister, Martha Crichton of Greybull; sisters-in-law Joanne Crichton of Greybull and Beryl Trenkle of Casper; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Burial was in Mount View Cemetery at Basin.

Memorials in Peggy’s name are being received at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Box 471, Greybull, WY 82426. Proceeds will go to the Burlington Ambulance.