Margaret “Margie” Peltier, 81, Stevens Point, died Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the home of her daughter Chris after a battle with colon/liver cancer.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, at St. Stephen Catholic Church, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, and at the church from 9:30 a.m. Thursday until the Mass. The St. Peter Rosary Society will conclude the visitation Wednesday with a rosary at 7 p.m.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Peltier was born April 4, 1934, a daughter of the late
Alois F. and Dorothy (Stachowiak) Krusa. She attended St. Joseph Grade School
and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Stevens Point.
She was married to Edmund E. Peltier Oct. 17, 1953, at St.
Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point. He died March 30, 2012.
She was employed by Wisconsin Bell Telephone, Sentry
Insurance and later by the Stevens Point Board of Education.
She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, where she
was a former minister of the Eucharist, and St. Peter’s Rosary Society.
She and her husband volunteered putting in Lifelines, doing vision
screening at local schools and camp-hosting with the Department of Natural
Resources at Wisconsin state parks for many years. She played Mrs. Santa with
her husband as Santa for 50-plus years for school children, Skyward Inc. and local
Survivors include four children, Michael (Peggy) Peltier,
Zimmerman, Minn., Thomas (Sharon) Peltier, Wisconsin Rapids, Susan (Phillip)
Muenster, Waupaca, and Mary Chris (Brian) Koback, Stevens Point; six sisters,
Gerrie Quimby, Coreen Salfer, Carol (Jim) Borchardt, Mary (Tom) Donermeyer, Flo
(Morrie) Karch and Kathy (Clarence) Kluck; three brothers, Jim (Louise) Krusa,
Paul (Linda) Krusa and Brian (Joyce) Krusa; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.