James Trinklein

Birth: December 9th, 1945
Death: November 4th, 2018
Age: 72 years

James E. Trinklein, age 72, of Sterling, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw on Sunday, November 4, 2018.  He was born on December 9, 1945 in Saginaw, MI to the late Leonard and Lois Hepinstall Trinklein.  Jim graduated from Tawas Area High School class of 1964, and Jim worked for 30 years for Saginaw Steering Gear Plant 2.  Jim was the founder and president for 29 years of the Michigan Association of Gamebird Breeders and Hunting Preserves.  Jim loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.  Jim married his wife Terri on July 3, 1965. 


James is survived by his wife, Terri Trinklein; his children, Jim (Peggy) Trinklein of Tawas, and Michael (Jessica) Trinklein of Beaverton; his grandchildren, Jordan Trinklein of Bay City, Alexcis Trinklein of Beaverton, Jessica Ranes of Gladwin, and Hannah Trinklein of Tawas; his step granddaughter Katie (Miller) Padgett; brother in laws Dale Bahr of East Tawas, and Charles Hill of Katy, TX; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Roland and Keith Trinklein; his sister, Nila Bahr, and several aunts, uncles, and nieces and nephews. 


A visitation for Mr. Trinklein will take place on Wednesday November 7, 2018 from 4-8 PM at the Tawas City Chapel of Buresh Funeral Homes; and on Thursday November 8, 2018 from 11 AM to 8PM.  The funeral will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11AM with Pastor Rob Nordin officiating.  A committal service will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 2PM at Roselawn Cemetery in Saginaw, MI.  Condolences may be left for the family online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

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