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Maretta “Rita” Lynn Trowbridge Obituary

by Front Porch Rockwall



Maretta “Rita” Lynn Trowbridge, age 78, of Rockwall, TX, passed away May 2, 2019. She was born January 7, 1941, in New Albany, IN, to Madison Kendrick Stilger and Sarah Blanche (Miller) Stilger. Rita met her husband LeRoy N. Trowbridge in Louisville, KY, in 1959, at Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, and they married in 1960. She was very loving and supportive of her family, attending all of her children’s sports activities, and enjoyed watching her husband perform with the church choir. She always made sure Mr. Trowbridge spent quality time with their children. Rita went back to school when her children were school-aged, to earn her master’s degree in finance, where she later became a CPA.

She is survived by her husband: LeRoy N. Trowbridge; son: Patrick Trowbridge and wife Elizabeth of Rockwall, TX; daughter: Sheri Copes and husband John of Wylie, TX; grandchild: Clara Trowbridge; sister: Sharon Outz of Louisville, KY; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law: Bill Outz: and sister: Wilma Louise Able

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Louisville, KY.

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