News and Tribune

January 15, 2014

Andrew P. Trout Jr.

83; Illinois

— Private graveside services for Andrew P. Trout Jr., 83, Illinois, formerly of New Albany, and Des Moines, Iowa, will be at Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines. He died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Pine View Care Center, St. Charles, Ill.

He was born April 5, 1930 in Des Moines, the son of Andrew P. and Nelle Gertsch Trout. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a professor of History at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany for 25 years. Andrew loved teaching and with that passion, authored City on the Seine a chronicle and tableau of seventeenth century Paris, to give others the opportunity to experience, through his eyes, the city he loved.

He is survived by his brother John Trout and his wife, Lily, Geneva, Ill.; nephews, Michael and his wife, Patricia, Steven, Robert and his wife, Jeanne, and John and his wife, Muffet, and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o Holy Cross Church, 2300 Main Street, Batavia, Illinois 60510 will be appreciated.

Arrangements handled by Malone Funeral Home, Geneva, Ill. You may contact the family at