Nathaniel Wayne Trembath a fifty five year resident of Playa Del Rey passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at home. He was 84. Born in Hagerstown, MD, Nathaniel moved to California in 1954, shortly after graduating from MIT and marrying his wife of 53 years, Barbara. Nathaniel was a 37 year employee of TRW when he retired in 1992 as Vice President for Programs, for the System Integration Group. Nathaniel was Vice President and General Manager of the Ballistic Missile Division, at Norton AFB which was responsible for assisting the Air Force in perfecting the Minuteman and Peacekeeper Missile System. Nathaniel is survived by his sister, Mrs. Marion Anders of Rochester, NY, son Mark Trembath of Playa Del Rey, CA, son, Daniel Trembath and daughter-in-law, Julie Trembath, of Oceanside, CA, son, Philip Trembath and daughter-in-law, Carrie Trembath, of Playa Del Rey, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, mother, Sue Trembath, father, Karl Trembath and sister Frances Ales.Services will be held at White and Day Mortuary on Sunday July 31, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

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  1. Dear Trembath “Children” Art and I were so sad to hear of your Dad’s passing. As you all know, we have many happy memories of both your Mom and Dad. Those were wonderful years we all spent in Redlands and we are sad to think neither of them is with us any more. We wanted you to know how special they were to us and we send you our deepest condolences. Hope all is well with you all. Would love to hear from you if you have a minute some time. Sincerely’ Carol & Art Hood

  2. My condolences to the Trembath Family. Philip has been my coworker for over ten years and in that time our office became acustomed to Mr.T’s phone calls for Philip. Nathaniel was always warm and gracious to our staff. We were all blessed when Philip made a change from taking lunch with friends to going home every day to see his Dad. I’m sure those were good times for both of them. God bless and keep all your house.

  3. Dan, Mark, Phil and family- Our thoughts are with you as you celebrate the life of your father. Sincerely, Wayne and Beth Ostdick

  4. With God’s peace, may your heartaches be replaced with loving memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mary Bush

  5. Nat hired me as a green young engineer at MIT in the 1950s. I have the greatest respect and admiration him as an engineer and as a man. I received the notification of his death too late to attend his funeral. I extend my condolences to his family.

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