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Gregory Joseph PeetersFebruary 11, 1949 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 68)
Gregory J. Peeters, age 68, of Little Chute, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 16, 2017. He was born in Little Chute on February 11, 1949, son of the late James and Ida (Verstegen) Peeters. On March 1, 1986, Greg married Cindy Kufahl. He retired as a maintenance welder and mill fire chief in 2011, after 40 years working at various paper mills. Greg gave 30 years of dedicated service to the Little Chute Fire Department as an Assistant Chief and Training Officer, retiring in 2001. Greg enjoyed his retirement by spending time at the family cottage on Lindquist Lake, feeding the deer, and spending time outdoors in the woods and on the water. He also enjoyed traveling, biking, camping, woodworking and spending many hours outside doing yardwork. Time spent with his family was his greatest joy. Greg was a very proud father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Greg is lovingly survived by his wife of 31 years, Cindy; children: Candy (Scott) Wiater, Carrie (Dave Treviño) Peeters, Tony (Heather) Peeters, Nick (Alicia) Peeters and Jennifer (Steve) Chagdes; grandchildren: Kali (Jeremiah) Piontek, Gabriel Peeters-Treviño, Kasi, Ella and Lila Wiater and Brady Peeters; great grandchildren: Jayla and Violet Piontek, Eli and Kennedy Pillow and Hunter Westenberger; siblings: Mike (Sherry), Audrey (Jim), Sue (Jim), Ken (Babe), Barb (Joe), Clif (Deb), Sally (Jim), Rick (special friend, Cindy), Ann (Pete), Gary (Jenny) and Jackie (Bill); father and mother-in-law, Martin and Audrey Kufahl; brothers and sisters-in-law: Bruce (Sue), Dale and Keith (Beth); many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, N2740 French Road, Appleton. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Community Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Greg’s name. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.
The Peeters family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff at the St. Elizabeth Cancer Center for all of the compassionate care. Also a heartfelt thank you to all of Greg’s family and friends for the outpouring of support during this difficult time.
Thank you, Greg (Dad and Grandpa) for being our Rock. You taught us to be honest, hard-working, kind and to enjoy life. We will hold dear all the memories of our short time with you. We love you so much and will miss you every day until we meet again.