T.R.E.L. Sean Zawko 21, was the victim of a homicide in Anchorage on January 18, 2013. T.R.E.L. was born in Anchorage Alaska on July 16, 1991 to Dottie Bernadine and Sean Zawko. T.R.E.L. spent his childhood living in Anchorage and Ohio.
T.R.E.L. Simply known as "T." to his friends and family, permanently moved back to Anchorage in the summer of 2006 for the beginning of his freshman year at Service High School where he played football, wrestled and eventually graduated. He thought his brothers should play football where he learned the value of teamwork, loyalty, brotherhood. He was a teacher's aide in Adam Ahonen's (Mr. A) Life Skills class and always talked of furthering his education in Special Ed. T. loved music such as the Beatles, Aesop Rock, and Prince.
He loved to "jam" with his roommates as well as alone. He liked to read, paint, and put all of his confidence in Aaron Rodgers while playing Madden with his roommates or watching his Packers play. He was full of life and wanted everyone to have the same good time he was having. He loved Alaska, and Alaska loved him.
He is survived by his mother and step father Mark and Dottie Kessler of Ohio; father and step mother
Sean and Jennifer Zawko of Anchorage; sister and brother in-law Deanna and Greg Miller and his niece Layla of Ohio; brother Zion Zawko of Ohio, brother and sisters Keegan, Keelee Mary and Tymber Claire Zawko, and his dog Sitka, of Anchorage. Grandparents, great grandmother, uncles, aunts, cousins, and his many, many close friends.
T.R.E.L. will be cremated and his ashes will be spread over the Chugach Mountain Range.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at the Bear Tooth Theater, 1230 W 27th Ave., on Saturday January 26, 2013 from 9:00 ~ 12:00 p.m.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of Alaska. Words of comfort may be shared at www.alaskacremation.com