Jeffrey Scott Traenkle, formerly of Marion, died suddenly on Friday night, Sept. 24 after a short illness. He was 56.

He graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering.

He loved his power boats and being on and near the water. He was a member of the East Chop Yacht Club.

He is survived by three daughters, Caitlyn, Olivia and Mia; his sister Wendy Reagan and her husband Bob of Medway and East Chop; and two nieces, Victoria and Samantha.

He is also survived by his parents, Carol and Jeffrey Traenkle of Lexington, formally of Wayland.