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FE&SFlashNews — 2004-10-18 — News

October 18, 2004

True Manufacturing Founder Trulaske Dies

Robert Trulaske Sr., the founder of True Manufacturing Co., died on Sept. 25 at the age of 86, according to a notice in FEDA’s First Thing newsletter.

Bob, as he was known to his friends, founded the company along with his brother, Arthur, and their father, Frances, in the 1940s.

Trulaske is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gerry; sons Robert Jr., and Steven; and seven grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Ladue Chapel in St. Louis. The family requests all memorial donations be sent to the Kilo Diabetes and Vascular Research Foundation, 1227 Fern Ridge Parkway, Suite #100, St. Louis, MO 63141 or your favorite charity.

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