Obituary For Thomas Gary Seep | Died June 1, 2024 2024


Trevor Community Mourns the Loss of Beloved Fire Chief and Community Leader, Thomas G. Seep

Trevor Community Mourns the Loss of Beloved Fire Chief and Community Leader, Thomas G. Seep

A Legacy of Service and Unwavering Community Spirit

The Trevor community is deeply saddened by the passing of Thomas G. Seep, a beloved fire chief, dedicated community leader, and friend to all. Seep, who passed away at the age of 74, left an enduring legacy of service, leadership, and unwavering spirit that will forever be remembered.

A Proud Veteran and Dedicated Firefighter

Seep proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, where he forged an indomitable spirit and unwavering sense of duty. Upon returning home, he found a new calling in the Trevor community, becoming an active member of the local Boy Scouts Troop and eventually serving as chief of the Trevor Volunteer Fire Department for over three decades.

A Tireless Community Advocate

Beyond his service to the fire department, Seep was a tireless advocate for the Trevor community. He served on the school board, dedicating himself to ensuring the best possible education for the town’s children. His involvement in the community extended to every corner, from organizing events to supporting local businesses.

A Man of Infectious Joy and Unforgettable Laughter

Seep’s infectious personality and booming laughter filled every room he entered. With an uncanny ability to connect with people from all walks of life, he made every conversation feel significant and personal. His love for the Trevor community was second only to the love he had for his family and friends, whom he cherished above all.

A Loss That Will Be Deeply Felt

Seep’s passing leaves an irreplaceable void in the hearts of his wife, children, grandchildren, siblings, extended family, and countless friends and colleagues. His absence will be deeply felt in the fire department and throughout the Trevor community, where his unwavering spirit and selfless service inspired countless lives.

Memorial Service and Celebration of Life

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Home in Antioch, Illinois. The service will include military and fire department honors, honoring Seep’s service to his country and community. A private interment will follow.

In Lieu of Flowers

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to The Sharing Center in Trevor, Wisconsin, or the Trevor Volunteer Fire Department Association. These organizations embody the spirit of community service that Thomas G. Seep lived and breathed, and their work will continue his legacy of making a difference in the lives of others.

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The Trevor community expresses its deepest condolences to Seep’s family and friends. His legacy of service, leadership, and unwavering spirit will continue to inspire and guide the generations to come.