Leslie Trewyn (Christenson) born in 1941, died Thursday, March 9, 2017 at her home in Green Lake.
Raised in DePere, she graduated with a B.S. in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She married Tim Trewyn in 1963. They moved to Waupun where they both began their teaching careers. They built their home and raised their family on a small farm. For more than 50 years, she taught and also created art noted for colorful, distinctive acrylics based on her travels and readings. She exhibited in her studio, galleries, art fairs and museums, receiving many awards.
She is survived by siblings Karen Bestul, Chris Christenson, Mary Kay Christenson-Smith, Keith Christenson, Matt Christenson, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tim. She is survived by her long-time companion, Thomas Detwyler, her daughter Lisa (John) Grosz, son Andy Trewyn (Sue Procise), her grandchildren, Eva Grosz, Tim Trewyn and Katie Procise.
A special thank you goes to Berlin Memorial Hospital, U.W. Hospital, and Hospice Hope.
Memorial donations may be made to Arts Program, Green Lake Town Square, P.O 608, Green Lake, WI 54941.
There will be a Celebration of Life open to friends and family at noon on June 23, 2017 at her home, 388 Lake St., Green Lake, WI.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.