Saturday, Apr 20, 2019

Robert E. Trebes

07/03/1931 - 02/05/2015

Robert E. Trebes, 83, Harvard, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Centegra Hospital McHenry.

He was born July 3, 1931, in Harvard to Elmer and Isabel (Shaul) Trebes.

On Sept. 29, 1951, he married Eloise Schutt.

He retired in 1996 after 23 years at Blazier Disposal and Harvard Waste Company. He will be remembered as a hardworking farmer, avid sports fan and a family-oriented man who loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife; two children, Craig (Christi) Trebes and Cheryl Kovell; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Harold and Donald Trebes.

Visitation and funeral were held Feb. 11 at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, Harvard. The Rev. Darrell Bendorf officiated. Burial was private.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914.