PRESQUE ISLE – Wilfred G. Trafton, 91, died Jan. 15, 2007, at a Mars Hill health care facility. He was born July 31, 1915, in Mapleton, the son of George and Leon (Stewart) Trafton. “Wimpy,” as he was lovingly known, was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was very active in many civic and fraternal organizations in the area such as, the Hayward-Frazier Post No. 2599 VFW; Ray Goding Post No. 88 American Legion; past president of Presque Isle Community Association, which later became the Presque Isle Chamber of Commerce; past member of Presque Isle Park and Recreation Board; past president of Aroostook Semi Pro Baseball League; a charter member of the Presque Isle Kiwanis Club; the Presque Isle Rotary Club; a former trustee of the Mark and Emily Turner Library and the Mark and Emily Turner Foundation; the Presque Isle Lodge of Elks; former officer and director of the Northeastland Hotel; the Abanaki Club; Presque Isle Boosters Club; Mooselick Club; Presque Isle Country Club and the Upper St. John Valley Seniors Golf Association. Surviving him is a daughter, Cynthia Bradford of Oregon; stepson, Richard Downing of Presque Isle; stepdaughter, Carolan Strout of Presque Isle; a brother, Harold Trafton of Portland; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; three special nephews, Duane Dow of Meriden, Conn., Larry Dow of Gaston, N.C. and Dana Dow of Brafelton, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Devona Downing; also special friends, Roger Carroll, Cathy Walton, Peggy Erwin and Carl Doughty. Predeceasing him was his wife, Marguerite Downing Trafton; two sisters, Annie and Margaret Dow; a stepson, Michael Downing; and a stepson-in-law, Larry Strout. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Main Street, Presque Isle, with the Rev. Raymond Morency, celebrant. Relatives and friends may call 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. A spring interment will be at Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle. In lieu of flowers, please make gifts in his memory to the Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, 39 Second St., Presque Isle, ME 04769. The family thanks the staff at the Mars Hill Nursing Home for the wonderful care he received during his stay there. Arrangements are in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home. www.duncan-graves.com