Posted: Mon 3:08 PM, Feb 18, 2013
Funeral Home: Helke
Rodney R. “Pete” Peters, 51, of Wausau, passed away Friday, February 15,
2013, at his home. He was born to Kenneth and Stella (Sporisky) Peters in
Wausau on August 24, 1961. Pete graduated from D.C. Everest High School in
1979 and then attended North Central Technical Institute. While growing up
he was confirmed at Grace United Church of Christ in Wausau. He will be
remembered most for his gentile soul.
Pete enjoyed art. He had a great ability for drawing and painting,
especially with watercolors. He also had a love of the outdoors and would
hunt and fish with his family whenever he could. Pete liked to spend time
watching the Packers as well. His mild-mannered personality and sensitivity
toward others made him loved by his family and friends.
Pete is survived by his brothers, Robin of Milwaukee and Kent of Marathon;
sister, Anna (Eric) Betts of Wausau; and nieces, Emily and Toshia Betts of
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at
Helke Funeral Home, Wausau, with Pastor Julie Goranson of Grace United
Church of Christ officiating. Family and friends may call beginning at 4:00
p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19 and again on Wednesday
beginning at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in
Restlawn Memorial Park, town of Texas.
You may sign the family guestbook at www.helke.com.
Beloved Son, Brother, and Uncle.
A special thank you to all of the counselors from North Central Health Care
that helped care for Rodney.