Dan Trieff, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully April 14, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on March 3, 1922 in Alliance, Ohio to Theodore and Mary (Avram) Trieff.
Dan was the loving husband and father who is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rosine Mae (Korosy) Trieff; four children, Mary (Steven) Jozwiak, Rachel Trieff, Rebecca (John) Cola and Dan (Jenny) Trieff; three grandchildren, Thea, John and Lily Cola; his sisters, Mary Duchon and Helen Laing; and brother, Thom Trieff.
Dan graduated from Alliance High School in Alliance, Ohio and then served in the US Coast Guard as a combat veteran during World War Two in the North Atlantic on convoy escort duty and in the South Pacific on the island hopping campaigns and eventual occupation of Japan. After the war, Dan went on to study and graduate in Forestry at Michigan State University and later Chemistry at Cornell University.
He moved into a career in petrochemicals at Reilly Industries where he retired as Executive Vice President of Sales.
Dan traveled extensively throughout Ohio and the North Carolina beaches where he and is bride Rosie enjoyed a life time of happy memories spending time with family and friends.
He was especially proud of his children, Mary, Rachel, Rebecca and Dan who all pursued careers in public service.
In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions or condolences the family requests that well wishers spend and enjoy quality time with their loved ones.
Arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Southport Chapel (Cremation Society of Indiana), 7520 Madison Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.
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