Monday, June 11, 2012

David Treber DHS1958 Dies at Age 72

David William Treber

January 25, 1940 - June 9, 2012

David William Treber was a man who was easy to love and respect. He was surrounded by his family and friends until his death Saturday, June 9, 2012.

Internment will be Friday, June 15, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis with Sturgis Veterans Honor Guard providing Military Honors. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 15th at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Spearfish with Rev. Jeff Otterman officiating. David was born January 25, 1940, in Rapid City, SD, to Commander William O. and Edith (Nelson) Treber. He graduated from Deadwood High School and joined the US Army in 1958. David was an Airborne Ranger Recondo with the 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, serving until 1962.

He married June Carol Korpi on July 16, 1960, in Lead, SD. David attended college in Colorado and Spearfish. He worked for the City of Lead, Black Hills Power and Light, Clark Tire and Oil, and Homestake Mining Company as a gold refiner until his retirement in 1997. David and June moved from Lead to Spearfish in 2000 and became members of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, June of Spearfish; daughters, Terri Lynn (Dana) Cooper of Newcastle, WY, and Donna Rae (Will) Reece of Highlands Ranch, CO; granddaughters, Kristina (Justin) Sokol of Rochester, MN, Larissa (Joe Jording) Cooper of Denver, CO, and Madison Reece of Highlands Ranch, CO; sister-in-law, Donna O'Brien of York, PA; brother-in-law, John (Karen) Korpi of Sandy, UT; and numerous friends and family including June's Kumpula cousins.

David was preceded in death by his parents.  John Treber, his grandfather, was one the original members of the Deadwood Business Club.  John helped guide the 1876 Deadwood until he died in 1936.

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Memorials have been established.

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