Leo E. Trepes, age 85 years, passed away Thursday September 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born on June 18, 1934 in Wilton, WI to Frank and Margaret (nee Sweeny) Trepes and was raised in Kendall, WI. On December 14, 1973, Leo married Karen M. Schoedel and spent 45 years of marriage together.
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Leo was a mechanic by trade and was retired from UPS in Elm Grove after 37 years of service. He spent the majority of his retirement in Crivitz, hunting, fishing, playing cards, watching the Brewers and Packers, but he especially loved spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed traveling, seeing 42 states, and loved to tell his jokes.
Leo is survived by his wife Karen, children; Rose (Randy) Ash, Kris (Gary) Laubenstein, Dawn Tolson, Diane Lee, Ruth Janey, Ron (Cindy) Trepes, 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, his sister Margaret Hueble, his brother Francis, nieces, nephews other relatives, the Steinbach Family, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Trepes, sister Verna Doyle, step-son Eldred “Butch” Haeuser, sons-in-law Paul Janey and Robert Tolson.
Visitation will be held on Friday September 20th at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Dr West Bend, WI 53095) from 1:00pm until 2:45pm. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm with Pastor Robert Hein presiding.