Carl B. Trobaugh
Carl B. Trobaugh, 98, Corydon, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Born Nov. 29, 1912, in Vincennes, he was the son of the late George William and Nora Wolf Trobaugh.
He was a retired towboat captain for Kosmos Towing Co. out of Kosmosdale, Ky., received his master pilot’s license from the School for Tow Boat Masters at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., and was a member of the Pisgah Masonic Lodge, the Old Capitol Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Corydon and New Amsterdam United Methodist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Harriet Curts; a sister, Dorothy Cushwa; and a grandson Benjamin Matherly.
Survivors include a son, C. Cecil Trobaugh of Corydon; two daughters, Karen Matherly of Clarksville and Norene Minor of Lanesville; two sisters, Mary Jane McCarty of Corydon and Irene Cuerdon of New Albany; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, April 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Masonic service: Friday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral: Saturday, April 16, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
Officiant: Pastor Betty Sieberns.
Pallbearers: Kevin Trobaugh, Ralph Wiseman, Corda Williams, Phil Neely, Dennis Neely, Matthew Key and Tommy Minor.
The family suggests memorial gifts to his church.