Farming Rural 18

Charles S. Trumm

April 20, 1932 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 88)



Charles “Chuck” S. Trumm, age 88, of Hayti, SD, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at a local care center. A Public Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Hayti, SD.


A Public Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at New Hope Cemetery. Rev. Randy Eisenbeisz will officiate. This will be on Facebook Live. Military Graveside Rites will be provided by the Cook-Olsen Post #217 of the American Legion of Hayti, SD.  Honorary pallbearers will be all of Charles’s grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be: Paul Roe, Steve Larson, Doug Thue and Zach West.


Charles was born on April 20, 1932, to Orlin and Lily (Opdahl) Trumm, in Watertown, SD. After graduating from Hayti High School, he entered the U.S. Army, serving in Japan and then in Korea. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Hayti and farmed with his dad.


On February 2, 1980, Charles was united in marriage to Annette Lakness in Hayti. After the passing of his mother, he took care of his dad and continued farming in Hayti. Charles retired from farming in 2010 and moved into Hayti. He was a member of New Hope Lutheran Church and the American Legion. Charles loved farming and all of the animals on the farm. He loved his family, especially his wife, Annette.


Charles is survived by his children, Rhonda (Steve) Larson and Eric (Amy) Renmoe, all of Hayti, SD; 7 grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Annette; his parents; 2 sisters; and 2 brothers.


The family requests Memorials to New Hope Cemetery Association or the Christian Worship Hour in Aberdeen, SD.











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June 18, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel - Hayti
211 Main Avenue
Hayti, SD 57241

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