Obituary of Theresa Rose Trudell
Theresa Rose Trudell (nee Bauer), age 88, of Ocklawaha, Florida passed away at her home surrounded by family on January 9, 2021. She was born July 15, 1932, the daughter of the late Helen Magdalene Bauer and Alphonsus Joseph Bauer. Theresa was a native of Brooklyn, Michigan before moving to Ocklawaha, Florida from Devil’s Elbow, Missouri in 1994. Theresa was married in 1956 to John Alfred Trudell II, her high school sweetheart, for 64 years and enjoyed working in her gardens, baking, and spending time with her family. She will always be remembered for her selfless service to others. She worked as a nurse since her graduation in 1956 and her love was pediatrics and geriatrics. She was a full-time mom and together with her husband raised seven children. She was an Army bride and moved approximately every three years.
Theresa is survived by her loving husband, John Alfred Trudell II, their children: Helen Croslin (husband Terry), Mary Mullins, Rose Cobb (husband George), John Alfred Trudell III (wife Angela), Stephen Trudell, Joseph Trudell, Dominic Trudell (wife Connie); their 21 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren (and counting), and her 2 sisters Mary Wallace and Bernadette Dahlberg.
She is preceded in death by her parents and 11 brothers and sisters.
A funeral mass for Theresa will be held at 11:00 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Belleview on January 16, 2021. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on January 15, 2021 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services (910 E Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470). Theresa will be laid to rest in Jackson, Michigan at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) (5817 Old Leeds Rd. | Irondale, AL 35210) (https://sd.ewtn.com/love-and-understanding-of-god/). Online condolences may be sent to hiers-baxley.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Theresa Trudell, please visit Tribute Store