September 24, 1935 -- January 22, 2016

George Trump Jr., 80, of Middlebury, passed away to the arms of Jesus on
the wings of his guardian Angel, while surrounded by his family, at 4:45 pm
on Friday, January 22 in his residence. He had bravely battled Parkinson’s for
many years and more recently lymphoma. He was born on September 24,
1935 in LaGrange County to George Sr. and Lettie (Hapner) Trump. On June
13, 1981 in Elkhart County he married Linda, she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are two daughters, Jacquie of Middlebury and Monique of
Granger; two sons, Jerry and Michael both of Middlebury; two step
daughters, Christine of Burr Oak, MI and Amy of Middlebury; two step sons,
Michael of Sturgis, MI and Bill of Coldwater, MI; 24 grandchildren and 14
great  grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two
brothers, Sterling and John Edward. He was the owner/operator of his
family's business, Trump Orchard, for many years and enjoyed traveling. In
his younger years, he served 8 1/2 years in the Naval Reserves. He was a
member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Visitation will be for two hours prior
to  the 4:00 pm funeral service on January 26 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
1003 South Main Street, Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Rev.
Randy Schroeder. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to
Heartland Hospice of South Bend/Mishawaka.                                          


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Jacquie & Monique, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. May he be at
peace & comfort now. God rest his soul. Prayers are with you and the rest of
the family. Love you all.
From: Toni Bartley
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To all from the Sterling Trump's family Vicki, Guy, Pam, Allen, Donald and
Kim. You will be missed Uncle George we all loved ya, rest in peace!! Our
thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
From: Donald Trump
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My condolences to you.
From: Pamela Smith
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We were very sorry to hear of George's passing, he was as very nice man,
when I was young in the hospital, he would bring me apples. May he be with
God now.
From: Herb & Linda Bergman
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George was always a kind man with a good laugh. I remember when we were
kids, he never treated us like little kids. He treated us and spoke to us like
adults; that meant a lot then and now. He'll always be remembered.
From: Joe Tate
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Dear Trump family. where do I begin ? Our family's relationship spans 2
generations! So much good history, so much respect.
George was like a 2nd father to me, and my parents loved him dearly.
George gave me a nugget of advise that I still use to this day. Another piece
of what makes Stone Lake a special place has now slipped away, and my
heart is sad. God be with you George, say hi to my dad and mom in heaven
when you 3 meet up.
From: Mark S. Roebuck
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