Thomas Gerald Treder, age 79, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2022, surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 10, 1943, graduated from West Allis Hale High School, and worked for the Milwaukee County Highway Department for nearly 30 years.
Tom is preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Darlene. Tom is the beloved father of Jill (Todd) Van Calster, Thomas (Laurie Meissner) Treder, and Peter (Bonnie) Treder. Loving grandfather to Brenna, Brett, Ellie, Josie, Abbie, Christopher (Cohrin) and great grandfather to Chloe.
He is preceded in death by his mother Eleanore Treder, father Donald Treder, and brothers Donald Treder and James (Harriet) Treder. He is survived by his sister Pat (late Kenneth) Detro, and sister Joan (Gene) Esche.
He is the brother-in-law of the late Patrick (Karel) McGeary, late Coleen (Richard) Doss, late Gloria (Jerry) Gdaniec, late Ken (Linda) McGeary, late Gary McGeary, and late Mike (Tina) McGeary.
Tom loved to travel, watch and attend sporting events with his children, design and build model train sets, and work on his computer. However, he loved spending time with his grandchildren most of all!
Gathering at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 South Hartwell Avenue, Waukesha, Wisconsin on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 11:00 AM. Memorial Mass to follow at Noon.