Funeral Services: Will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 3:00 p.m. at the Orient United Methodist Church in Orient, Iowa. A luncheon will immediately follow the service at the church. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Nevinville at a later date. Pastor Cathy Nutting will officiate the service.
Family Visitation: The family will greet friends on Wednesday, October 16th, at the Orient United Methodist Church from 1 to 3 p.m.
Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the William “Willy” Tridle IV memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date.
William (Willy) E. Tridle, IV was born August 29, 1983, the son of Kim Askeland Thomsen and William (Bill) E. (III) at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He passed away October 11, 2013 at home at the age of 30.
Willy started his life on a farm in Nevinville, Iowa. He moved several times eventually settling in Milford, Iowa. He lived most of his life in the Iowa Great Lakes area. He attended Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School (class of 2002) and later earned his GED. Over the years, Willy worked in agriculture at a farmer’s cooperative and later in construction.
Willy enjoyed music, dancing, the outdoors, hunting, fishing, cooking, and mostly spending time with his family and friends.
Willy is survived by his mother, Kim Askeland Thomsen of Milford; his father, William (wife Susan) E. Tridle, III of Orient; one daughter, Aryah Tridle of Milford; special friend Randie Sheldon of Milford; two sisters, Alina (special friend Brian Jatho) of Spirit Lake, and Whitney Tridle of Orient; one brother, Jordan Tridle of Orient; one nephew, Seth Funk; one niece, Maci Funk; grandparents, William E. (Jr.) and H. Maxine Tridle of Orient, Virgina Askeland of Griswold, and Lyle Askeland and wife JoAnn of Sanborn; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Willy was preceded in death by his grandmother Daisy Wilson Tridle.