EARL MATTHEW TROST Earl Matthew Trost was born on March 8, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wis. the son of Matt and Charlotte (Dionne) Trost. He passed away on May 3, 2011 at Southwest Memorial Hospital at the age of 78. Earl proudly served his country during the Korean War with the United States Marines. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting and taking photos. Earl never knew a stranger and loved spending time with his friends. He took a great deal of pleasure on road trips to the Northwest and Wisconsin to visit family and friends. Surviving Earl are his wife, Nelda Trost of Cortez; his brother, Dan Trost and wife, Barbara of Milwaukee, Wis.; and his niece, Marilynn Ward of Seattle, Wash. Earl was preceded in death by his parents; by his son, Jimmy Trost; and by his siblings, Jimmy Trost, Raymond Trost, and Joyce Trost. Cremation has taken place.