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William C. Trent

March 18, 1934 ~ April 5, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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William Trent Obituary

William C. Trent, a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died on April 5, 2023. He was 89.

Beloved husband for 63 years to the late Darlene A. Trent (nee Bleier) and cherished son of the late Christ and Daisy Trent.  Devoted father of Darlene (John) Shilka, Mary (Owen) Conrad, the late Chris (Mary) Trent, the late baby Laura Lee Trent and Elizabeth (Tom) Surma.  Loving grandfather of John (Camila) Shilka, Lauren Trent, Brian Shilka, Josh Catoire, Chris Surma, Jacob Surma, and Matthew Surma.

Visitation Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood. Family and friends will directly gather Thursday at Peace Memorial Church, 10300 W. 131st Street, Palos Park, for a Visitation from 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 A.M. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th Street, Evergreen Park.  

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April 12, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Lying In State
April 13, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Peace Memorial Church
10300 W. 131st Street
Palos Park, IL 60464

April 13, 2023

10:00 AM
Peace Memorial Church
10300 W. 131st Street
Palos Park, IL 60464


Evergreen Cemetery
3401 West 87th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
P.O. Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018
Tel: 1-888-557-7177


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