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9/14/2019
Rebecca Hannah Halpin
Rebecca Hannah Halpin


Rebecca Hannah Halpin, 68, died on Sept. 1, 2019, at her home in Ketchikan.

She was born on Aug. 3, 1953, in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

She attended Bloomington High School in Bloomington, Indiana, and furthered her education at Indiana University.

She married Robert Trisler in Nashville, Indiana, in 1980.

In addition to Bloomington, she resided in Cordova, and also in Ketchikan for seven years.

She worked as a homemaker, in addition to volunteering and working in veterinary facilities and animal shelters. She also worked to organize annual music festivals in Indiana.

Her family writes that she was a lover of animals and birds, and that she had many birds in her home throughout her life.

She enjoyed reading, philosophy, psychology, politics and art. She was an “avid enthusiast of music of all cultures,” her family writes.

She was preceded in death by her father, Norman Lee Loudenback; and brother, Bradley Neil Loudenback.

She is survived by her mother, Lady Ann Loudenback of Bloomington; sister, Laura (Greg) Mutz of Chicago; and nephews, Andrew (Ashley) Minger of Bloomington and Geoffrey Minger of Chicago.

A memorial will be held at a date to be decided in Bloomington.

Her remains will be interred at Smithville Cemetery in Bloomington.