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Robert T. “Bob” Trester

Aug 03, 1946 - Sep 11, 2021


Robert T. “Bob” Trester, 75, of Sheboygan, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital with his loving wife by his side. Robert was born to John and Caroline Trester on August 3, 1946 in Sheboygan. He graduated from Sheboygan North High School and continued his education at the UW-Sheboygan Extension. Robert was stationed out of New London, CT Naval Base where he was also united in marriage to Rosemarie Fioto on June 29, 1968. He served his beloved country throughout the Vietnam War on a submarine as a Radioman. He received a service ribbon for his dutiful service. In Sheboygan, he owned and operated his own TV Repair business as well as painted signs. Most of all, Bob was a loving husband, a terrific dad and somebody that everybody loved. He was a member of the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association and a proud member of the NRA.
Bob is survived by his wife of 53 years and caregiver, Rosemarie Trester; children, Catherine (Michael) Zyniecki, Andrea Kuszewski, Anthony (Trish) Trester, Leah (Travis) Ridenour, Robert Trester Jr., William Trester, Patrick (Michelle) Trester and Maria Trester; grandchildren, Jacob Greene, Brianna Greene, Sofia Zyniecki, Michael Zyniecki, Claire Zyniecki, Anthony Trester Jr., Ashton Trester, Oliver Trester, Fredrik Trester; mother, Caroline Trester; siblings, Mary (Walter) Grasse, John (Karen) Trester, Joseph (Maribeth) Trester, Joanna (Tom) Tripp, Thomas (Diane) Trester and Helen (Glenn) Powers.
He is preceded in death by his father and sister Phyliss (Brent) Timm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 818 Huron Ave., Sheboygan, with Fr. Norberto Sandoval officiating. A visitation will take place at church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Calvary Cemetery with military honors will follow. Condolences may be expressed at
The family would like to extend a thank you to all the healthcare workers who were involved in Robert’s care.


Date: Friday Sep 17, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church [map]

Mass of Christian Burial

Date: Friday Sep 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church [map]



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Maranda Gillen

Very sorry to hear about your loss, Trester family. I can remember Pat and Maria talking about his fun characteristics such as his humor, being a movie buff, and excellent at chess. Sincerely, Maranda (Mergen) Gillen

Blanca Griffin

Dear Trester family, I am so dearly sorry for your loss. I will pray for your healing hearts during this very difficult time. Hugs to each and every one of you. Sincerely, Blanca (Bakich) Griffin

Al Wanek

My condolences for your loss. Bob was a truly good man who left us too soon. I will always remember his quiet disposition. Hold strong to the promise that we will see him again.

Sr. Kristin Quicker, OSHJ

Rosemarie, I am so sorry to learn of your husband’s passing. I am sure that you have many beautiful memories of your time together. You and I know each other from Immaculate Conception parish in the 1990’s. I will keep you all in prayer. Sr. Kristin Quicker, OSHJ

Robert and Linda Ruppel

Bear and his wife Linda would like to pay our condolences to your family on the lose of Bob, your husband and father. We have lived down the alley from your family for close to 40 year at least and were very saddened to hear of Bob's passing. Bear actually saw him more often at Menards although not lately. Our prayers are with you and your family during the difficult time. Sincerely, Bear

Shannon Diamond

Hello Rosemarie and Family, Our deepest condolences to you during this difficult time. We were privileged to be part of the team caring for Bob and are thinking of you with sympathy. From Shannon, Amanda and your friends at Prevea Therapy

Rosanne Kowal

My sincere condolences. Bob was a wonderful sou who loved life and family so much. His love for Ro was greatest of all. He will be missed very much. Prayers, hugs 🫂, and love ❤.


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