Norman Francis Trenary

Norman Francis Trenary. Courtesy photo
Norman Francis Trenary, age 102, died of natural causes Aug. 17, 2019, in Sun City. He was born in Wichita, Kansas, but spent most of his younger years in Arkansas City, Kansas. His father Vernon Trenary died when Norman was five months old. His mother was Ethel (Mansfield) Trenary, an accomplished seamstress. Norman married Ann Evenick in 1946 at The Mission Inn in Riverside. Their only child, Patrick Lee Trenary, was born in 1949 and became a Marine Corps officer. Norman went to elementary school and high school in Arkansas City and graduated in 1935. His first job out of state job was picking apples in Washington in 1936. In 1941 he traveled to the U.S. territory of Alaska where he spent six months working for the Fairbanks Exploration Company in Yakatan, Alaska. His career
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