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Robert D. Trebesch, 48

Robert D. Trebesch, age 48, of Hamburg, died suddenly Monday, May 12, 2014, in Arlington.

He was born Sept. 14, 1965, in Sanborn, MN, to Delmar and Bonnie (Kopischke) Trebesch. Robert was baptized Oct. 17, 1965, at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Sanborn; and confirmed May 1, 1981, at Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington.

Robert graduated from Arlington High School in 1984.

He married Pamela Gieseke Aug. 9, 1986. They had two sons, Kyle and Colt. The marriage ended in divorce in 1995.

Robert worked for William Mueller and Sons of Hamburg for eight years. Prior to that, he worked for Trebesch Construction, Sement Construction of Norwood Young America, and Klingelhutz Construction of Chaska.

Rob enjoyed serving on the Hamburg Fire Department for 24 years. He was an avid deer hunter, and also a member of the Hamburg Hunting and Fishing Club for more than 20 years. He also served as leader of the Western Carver County Junior Fire Fighters.

Rob is survived by his sons, Kyle (fiancée Amanda) Trebesch of Hamburg. and Colt Trebesch of Gaylord; siblings, Mike (Debbie) Trebesch of Winthrop, Steve (Tammy) Trebesch of Hamburg, Jim Trebesch of Delavan, Bill (Janell) Trebesch of Granada, Joy (Bob) Schwanke of Glencoe, Jill (Curt) Vorlicek of Biscay, John (Monica) Trebesch of Hamburg, Kipp (Deb) Trebesch of Green Isle, Joel Trebesch, Precious Stier of Belle Plaine, and Mark (Jen) Trebesch of Henderson; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service took place Friday, May 16 at noon at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg with the Rev. Don Andrixwill officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

There was visitation Thursday, May 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church in Hamburg, which continued an hour prior to the service time Friday.

Kolden Funeral Services, in Arlington, LeSueur, and Belle Plaine, handled the arrangements.

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