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Tom Trybus

September 4, 1942 - June 23, 2020

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  • Funeral
  • Private Funeral Mass
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery, St. Charles, IL

On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 Tom Trybus, 77, passed away surrounded by his loving family. He was greatly loved by his wife, children, grandchildren, family, and friends.

Tom was born in Detroit, Michigan in September of 1942 and was the oldest of five brothers. Tom married Andrea LaPrise in Detroit and they spent more than 50 wonderful years together.

He played football at Catholic Central High School, and received both his Undergraduate degree and MBA from the University of Detroit. He started his career at the Xerox Corporation, where he quickly rose through the ranks of the Sales and Marketing organization. He went on to lead Sales and Marketing at AllSteel, Belvedere, Takara Belmont, and TNG Worldwide.

Tom was a passionate golfer. Known for his call sign “WTOM”, he was a fierce competitor on the course. He was a member of the St. Charles Country Club for 38 years and was President of the Western District Golf League in 2009.”

Tom was wise, loyal, charming and a friend to many. He will be very missed.

Tom was a devoted husband and father. He is survived by his wife Andrea, his daughter Jill, his sons Steven (Sara) and David (Blake), and his grandchildren Mitchell, Alexa, and Jack.

A private mass for family will be held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in St. Charles and internment will be at Union Cemetery in St. Charles near the 4th hole of his favorite golf course.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National MS Society ( or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (



Alex and Vicky Rullo from St. Charles, IL

"Andrea and family, we are so sorry to hear about this devastating loss. Tom was such a kind person and he will truly be missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you."

Karen and Gerry Ratkewicz from Antioch, CA

"A sad farewell to my BEST friend - I look forward to having another beer with you in Heaven!!!"

Dave and Connie Morawski from St Charles, IL

"Andrea and family Tom was such a gentleman and friend. Great golfer and contributor to St Charle Country Club. I’m shocked by his passing and will miss him dearly. My heart goes out to you and your family for the loss of Tom."

Bill and Sue Petrando from Wheaton, IL

"We were so saddened to hear of Tom’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Tom was one of the best members SCCC ever had. He was not only a wonderful golfer and strong competitor, but also help the golf program by organizing and running the annual Saints and Sinners Event. You and your family are in our prayers. May Tom Rest In Peace."

Tony and germaine VanDerHeyden from Saint Charles, IL

"My heart goes out to you. It is such a huge loss. We feel for you. His smile and his kindness. So so sorry"

Marilyn & Greg Weismantel from St Charles, IL

"Three years ago, we joined Tom on the Royal Fox Townhomes HOA, and it was a pleasure meeting up with him. What a worker, and always so understanding of the good of the homeowner, and that reflected in the neat guy I learned to like. He will be sorely missed, and we pray for you, Andrea, and the family in these tough times. Greg & Marilyn Weismantel"

Ron and Peggy Larry from St Charles, IL

"Andrea and family: Our sincere sadden and condolences to you and your family when we heard of Tom's passing. Tom was a wonderful person and competitor on the golf course. He also was an asset to the membership at SCCC and will be sorely missed. We will keep you and family in our prayers as Tom is resting in peace."

Chester Trybus from Grandrapids , MI

"Eternal Rest grant unto you dear brother and let Perpetual Light Shine upon you. Brother Chester 🙏"

Scott Jones from Cincinnati, OH

"We are so very sorry for your loss. Tom had such positive energy and a kind heart. I remember the times he would come to visit at Miami and whop us boys who were half his age on the golf course. He had the rare ability, seemingly without trying, to lift up those around him. We will be praying for and thinking of you and your family. Love always, Scott."

Dwight, Joyce Swartwood from Whitewater’s , WI

"So sorry for your loss. You and Tom were a strikingly handsome couple. Those 50 plus years seem like a blur. Treasure your fond memories, losing a spouse Is difficult even when you know it was coming. Peace be with you."

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