Terri Ann Trinkl

Terri Ann Trinkl Terri A. Trinkl of Cudahy passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, with her family at her side at the age of 54.

She was born in Milwaukee, the daughter of Frederick and Sandra Hilton of Waukesha. Terri graduated from Waukesha South High School in 1979 and WCTC in 1981. She married the love of her life, Donald Trinkl, on Sept. 11, 1982. She enjoyed the quiet life in her second home in New Lisbon. Terri was an avid reader, walker, animal lover, traveler and Packers fan. Most of all she was a wonderful person. She was a very devoted daughter and a special friend to all.

Terri will be sadly missed by her husband, Don of 33 years; her parents, Fred and Sandy Hilton of Waukesha; brother, Patrick Hilton; brothers-in-law, Frank (Dodie) Trinkl and Richard (Linda) Trinkl; sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Terry) Novesky; uncles, aunts, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a special uncle, Jeffrey Gratz, “Uncle Jeff.”

A visitation will be held on Monday, April 4, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the 3:00 p.m. funeral service at Molthen-Bell & Sons Funeral Home, 700 Milwaukee Ave., South Milwaukee, WI 53172. Burial will take place privately at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. Memorials are appreciated in Terri’s name to Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice, 1155 N. Honey Creek Pkwy., Milwaukee, WI 53213, to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188, or a charity of your choice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit