Paula K. Trim, 83, of Galesburg, died at Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at her home. She had been in failing health.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1929 at Seiling, Okla., to Dean and Lillian Burchett Bartell. She grew up at Seiling and attended Seiling schools.
She and Clifton S. Trim were married on March 20, 1946 at Clinton, Okla. He preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1987. She and Allen Coover were married on Nov. 9, 1991 at the Galesburg Christian Church. They later divorced.
They moved to northern California where her husband worked as a logger for a few years. They then moved to the Galesburg area where she and her husband farmed. After Clifton passed away she moved north of Erie and later back to Galesburg. She was a homemaker and held several part-time jobs including working at the Galesburg Senior Center which was her favorite job.
She was a member of the Galesburg Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, taking vacations, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Her survivors include four daughters, Carol Semrad and her husband, Joe, of Galesburg, Patty Hasty and her husband, John, of Galesburg, LouAnn White,and her husband, Brit, of Galesburg, Debbie Tromsness and her husband, Andy, of Galesburg; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her brother, LaVerne Bartell of Topeka; two sisters-in-law, Sue Goins of Thayer and Nelda Patterson of Oklahoma. In addition to her husband, Clifton, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Trim and two brothers, Leonard and Jesse Bartell.
Memorial service will be 6 p.m. this evening, Jan. 25 at the Galesburg Christian Church. Burial was held in the East Hill Cemetery in Erie on Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to the Galesburg Christian Church and these may be left at or mailed to the Carson-Wall Funeral Home 112. N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com