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Graveside: 10:00 AM Saturday, February 19, 2005 at Sacred Heart Cemetery

Michael L. Trautner, 57, of Lakewood, Colorado, formerly of Burlington died Wednesday, February 2, 2005, at his home. Born February 17, 1947, in Burlington, he was the son of Edward James, Sr. and Evelyn Alvina Lien Trautner. Mr. Trautner was a Financial Officer for CIT Financial. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1965. He also attended Southeastern Community College and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1969. He was a former member of St. Patrick?s Catholic Church. He was an avid motorcyclist, and enjoyed college and professional sports. Survivors include his two dogs, Kiki and Cricket; three brothers, Edward Trautner Jr. of Burlington, Gerry Trautner of Owensboro, KY, and Roger Trautner of Brooksville, FL; two sisters, Bonnie Buck of Ainsworth, IA and his twin sister, Corinne ?Connie? Trautner of Burlington; 23 nieces and nephews, and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and four nephews. Visitation will begin after noon Thursday, February 17, at the Hass-Thielen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following a 6:30 PM Christian Wake Service until 8:00 PM. The Mass of the Resurrection for Mr. Trautner will be 10:30 AM Friday, February 18, at SS. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church in West Burlington with Rev. Father Gerald E. Stouvenal as the Celebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Inurnment will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 19, at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials have been established for American Heart Association and Dumb Friends League (Animal Rescue).

Visitation: Visitation: Friends may call after noon with a Christian Wake Service held at 6:30 PM after which the family will receive friends until 8:00 PM Thursday, February 17, 2005 at the Hass-Thielen Funeral Home

Memorial: Mass of the Resurrection: 10:30 AM Friday, February 18, 2005 at SS. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church, West Burlington

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