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Mrs. Mildred Mae  "Mickey"  Trukke

Mrs. Mildred Mae "Mickey" Trukke
  • September 22, 1924 - October 9, 2012
  • Twentynine Palms, California

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Mildred Mae "Mickey" Trukke, 88, of Twentynine Palms, California, passed to her rest on October 9, 2012 at the Desert Rose Elder Care, 73511 Sunnyvale Drive, Twentynine Palms, California.

Mrs. Trukke was born on September 22, 1924 in Wagner, South Dakota to Herman Lincoln Olson and Rose Charlotte Thaler Olson. She left South Dakota when she was 18 years old, and lived in California the rest of her life. Living for many years in Joshua Tree and Twentynine Palms. Her husband, Hayes Trukke, served in the United States Navy during World War II, and then served as a Police Officer for the City of Los Angeles, and accidently drowned in Lake Elsinore on June 18, 1981. Mrs. Trukke was widowed for more than 30 years. Mrs. Trukke will be privately interred beside her husband at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard in Riverside, California.

Mrs. Trukke was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother, Willie Thomas Olson. She is survived by her sisters, Charlotte Wallace of Crescent City, California and M. Eda Ehrisman of Mitchell, South Dakota. Arrangements are under the direction of Rose Mortuary of Desert Hot Springs.