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Rites For Albert Trinkle, Mishap Victim, Set Monday

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Funeral services for Albert Trinkle, Scio township supervisor killed yesterday when his car collided with a train, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday from the Bethlehem Evangelical and Reformed Church. The Rev. Walter S. Press will officiate.
Members of the Board of Supervisors will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may call at the Muehlig Chapel until 11 a.m. Monday, and the body will lie in state at the church from noon until the hour of the services. Drove Into Train's Path
Mr. Trinkle, who lived at 4401 Park Rd., was killed about 1:20 p.m. yesterday when he drove into the path of a southbound freight train at the W. William St. crossing of the Ann Arbor Railroad.
The car was impaled on the tow joint of the Diesel engine and carried some 110 feet, then crushed against some freight cars standing on a parallel track. | Engineer of the train was Elmer Martineau of Owosso, but the engine was being handled by a 27 year-old apprentice engineer and fireman, Donald Duvall, also of Owosso. Both men were questioned by police and released. Once Board Chairman
Mr. Trinkle served as Scio Township Road Commissioner before he became a member of the Washtenaw County Board of Supervisors in 1928. He served as board chairman in 1937.
He was a member of the Bethlehem Evangelical and Reformed Church and served on the board of the Bethlehem Cemetery. He belonged to the Washtenaw Masonic Lodge 65 (Dexter), the Eastern Star of Dexter and the Zal Gaz Grotto.
Surviving are his wife, Emma; one daughter, Mrs. Norman E. Haeussler, one granddaughter, all of the Park Rd. address; a brother, Gottfred of Freedom township; three sisters, Miss Lydia Trinkle, Mrs. Otto Stierle and Miss Matilda Trinkle, all of Ann Arbor.