Dale Thomas Trepte, 62, died July 18, 2016, in Houston, Texas.
He was born April 5, 1954, in Evanston, Ill. Dale graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976. He began his career in Austin as an electrical engineer at Tracor, and then moved to Rockwall, Texas, where he worked as an engineer and program manager at E-Systems, Raytheon and L-3 Communications. A lifelong student who always had an engineering spirit at work and at home, Dale was fascinated by physics and mathematics, and by the inner workings of machines.
He is survived by his parents, Bernard and Shirley Trepte; a sister, Cheryl Orehosky; brothers Charles Trepte and Robert Trepte; a son, Cody Trepte; daughter Cami Findley; and grandchildren Cael Findley and Justis Findley.
A memorial in Rockwall will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (lbda.org)
Published on July 28, 2016