Trudy was the daughter of George and Evelyn Baker. She married Charles Achinger, Sr. in St. Anthony's Church in Spring Valley in 1967. She was a registered nurse and an emergency traveling nurse. She was preceded in death by her father in 1985, husband in 1999 and a brother, Greg Baker, in 1973.
She is survived by her mother, Evelyn, daughters, Lynn and Deborah and son, Charles, jr.