Ingrid D. Trinka, 67, died Feb. 18 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1947, at Hillsboro, she was the daughter of Harold and Myrl Berg.
A longtime Great Bend resident, Ms. Trinka was a secretary and receptionist most of her life. She was an accomplished writer with poetry published in several magazines. The loves of her life were three wonderful canine companions: Babe, a Keeshond/Collie; Betsy Ross, a miniature Dachshund; and Daffy a Jack Russell terrier. She found Jesus in 1984 and never looked back.
Survivors include one son, Steve Barry Tishfield and his wife Jeannie of Boca Raton, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Hollie Tishfield and Jillian Tishfield. She was preceded in death by a son, Howard Ray “Jack” Luft.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Dick Ogle officiating. Inurnment will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fairlawn Burial Park Mausoleum in Hutchinson. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to the Golden Belt Humane Society, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home**
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 21, 2014