From “The Daily Inter Lake”; Kalispell, Montana; December 28, 1959
A. J. TRODICK DIES AT AGE 85
Alfred J. Trodick, 85, died in a local hospital this morning.
Mr. Trodick was a native of Denver, Colo., and had been a resident of Great Falls for many years. He served there for a short time on the police department and was later with the Great Falls fire department, serving as chief from 1916 until retiring in 1934.
Mr. Trodick was a member of Great Falls Masonic Lodge 118 AF&AM, Elks Lodge of Great Falls, and was an honorary member of the Spanish American War Veterans. He was past president of the Northwest Fire Chiefs Association and was member of the Kalispell Rotary Club. He was a veteran of the Indian Wars.
In 1924 he purchased property on Flathead Lake and after retiring moved to this area where he had made his home since.
He is survived by his wife, Vesper, at the family home at 312 Sixth Ave. East; one son, Harry J. Trodick of Great Falls; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Welver and Mrs. Helen Murray, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Service arrangements will be announced by the Waggener & Campbell Funeral Home.
From “The Daily Inter Lake”; Kalispell, Montana; December 29, 1959
ALFRED J. TRODICK
Funeral services for Alfred J. Trodick have been set for Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Waggener & Campbell chapel with Dr. James W. Teener, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Following the services the body will be taken to Great Falls for services. Interment will follow in the Custer National Cemetery at Hardin.
Mr. Trodick, 85, a retired Great Falls fire chief, and a resident of the Flathead since 1934 died Monday morning in Kalispell.