In memory of
Merriam (Trube) Trube passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 at his home in Highlands Ranch, CO, surrounded by his family. Trube was born on October 27, 1929 to Carl E. and Sarah Louise Brandreth Merriam Trube in New York City, NY. He was an only child. He graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in Engineering in 1951.He then joined the United States Navy for three years, working in the shipyards in San Diego, CA. In 1954, Trube met the first love of his life, Jean Edmunds. They were married in 1955. They lived in Venezuela and Seattle, WA, before settling in Littleton, CO. Trube worked for Martin Marietta for 32 years. They had three children, Lynda, Scott and Gale. Jean died in 2007. In 2008, Trube met the second love of his life, Dottie Breece. They lived in Highlands Ranch, CO. If asked, Trube would say he was blessed to have two loves, Jean and Dottie. He was a lifelong outdoorsman and outdoor photographer. He enjoyed geology, hunting, and fishing. During his work years, he was proud of his accomplishments in the aerospace industry, particularly Mars exploration, Voyager and Venus projects. He is survived by his children Lynda Strickland (Dale), Scott Trube (Heidi), and Gale Marchand (LeRoy) and grandchildren Eric, Zach, Ryan, Jennifer, Kyle, Jeremy, Stepanie; and Dottie Breece, her children Cindy Breece (Kevin), Carrie Breece, Chris Breece (Randy), Rick Breece, Cathy Schupanitz (Matt), and grandchildren Kaitlyn and Kira. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Jean. A private celebration will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to The Nature Conversancy, www.nature.org , Trout Unlimited, www.tu.org or charity of your choice.
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