William E. "Bill" Trobec

Born: Wed., Apr. 3, 1935
Died: Fri., Jul. 28, 2017


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 02, 2017
Location: Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Aug. 02, 2017
Location: Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine

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William E. “Bill” Trobec, 82, longtime resident of Coleraine died Friday, July 28, 2017 at home with family by his side.  He was born April 3, 1935 to Ernest and Verna (Markwardt) Trobec in Detroit Lakes, MN.  He married Joyce Luoma on June 11, 1955 in Bovey, MN.   Bill was employed as a super calendar operator for Blandin Paper Co., from 1958-1993 retiring with 35 years of service. He was on the Coleraine Fire Department for 20 years.  Bill was a member of the Bovey Moose.  His favorite pastimes included; camping, hunting, fishing, going to the casino, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Trobec, Coleraine, MN, children, Gene “Kutch” (LuAnn) Trobec, Coleraine, MN, Barry (Gretchen) Trobec, Coleraine, and Julie (Al) Strenge, Rabey, MN, four grandchildren, Rachael (John) Berghammer, Trout Lake, Mike (Jess) Trobec, Bovey, MN, Seth Trobec, Coleraine, and Rileah Trobec, Coleraine, two great-grandchildren, Jack and Max Berghammer, brothers-in-law, Larry (Jane) Luoma, Coleraine, MN, and Ron Luoma, Moose Lake, MN, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Carol Stafford.
Funeral services for Bill will be 1:00pm, Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine.  Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the 1:00 pm funeral service at the funeral home on Wednesday.  Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery of Coleraine

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janice kangas
   Posted Sat July 29, 2017
Joyce and family,
So sorry for the loss of your Billy. You and Bill made a great team, we remember the fire hall gatherings and nights down at Dale's. Remember the good times and cherish those memories.
Glad we got to see him at the anniversary party for Larry and Jane.
With love from all the Kangas Kids, Terry, Janice Kevin, Leslie and families

Janet Gillman
   Posted Sat July 29, 2017
Joyce and Family: I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was a great guy. Him and my dad are in the fire department in the sky. Thinking of you all, with my deepest sympathy.

Laura Hess
   Posted Sun July 30, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss and I am sending thoughts and prayers to you all.

Bonnie Wilson
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Our deepest sympathy to all of Bill's family. Great guy and always fun to chat with. He is now at peace, the suffering is over for him. I hope you all cherish the good memories made over the years with him and they bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow. Bonnie and Jim Wilson

Dianne and Tom Corcoran
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
Dear Julie and family -
Thinking of you at this sad time. Though he is gone from your sight, he will live forever in your hearts. Let warm memories bring you peace in the days to come. Sending you love and deepest sympathy ~
Dianne and Tom Corcoran

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