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Obituary for Mary Jean O'Trimble (Anderson)

Mary Jean O’Trimble, 91, formerly of Nortonville, KS died on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the FW Houston Senior Living Center, Winchester, KS.

Funeral services will be held at 11: 00 am on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Nortonville, with Rev. Richard Lally, officiating. Friends may call from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm on Friday, March 31st, at the O’Trimble Chapel, 329 Main St., Nortonville, KS. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until time of services on Saturday, at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church or the Jefferson County North Ball Program and may be sent in care of the O’Trimble Chapel, P. O. Box 267, Nortonville, KS 66060. Condolences to the family may be left online at

Mary was born on January 14, 1932 in Clarkfield, MN the daughter of Adolph and Mabel (Johnson) Anderson. Mary was married to William L. O’Trimble on December 25, 1957, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Nortonville, KS. They purchased the Warren Funeral Home Nortonville on July 1, 1972. They opened the O’Trimble Funeral Home, Effingham on April 22, 1974. They owned and operated both funeral homes until 1992 when they sold the funeral homes to the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Homes. Mary was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church where she served in the Ladies Aide, she was a member of the Progressive Club, Pinochle Card Club and the Senior Citizens. Mary taught sewing and cooking for 4H children. She enjoyed dancing, spending time with her grandchildren and attending sporting activities.

Survivors include two daughters, Kristy (Randy) Noll, Nortonville, Pamela J. (Bill) Hofelt, Atchison, KS, seven grandchildren; Bryan (Meaghen) Noll, Heather Herrig, Suzy (Ryan) Sutton, Brandon (Joey) Herrig, Kymee Noll, Kyle (Jayden) Noll, and Allie Hofelt, fourteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Her parents, husband, three brothers, and two sisters, preceded her in death.