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Verna Peter

October 6, 1936 — December 30, 2023

Scholfield

 

Verna Lee Peter, a beloved member of the community and a dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant in the healthcare industry, peacefully passed away on December 30, 2023, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on October 6, 1936, in Wausau, WI, to her late parents.

Verna, she valiantly served as a Certified Nursing Assistant, providing compassionate care to those in need for over 25 years at Colonial Manor. Though she may not have obtained a college degree, Verna pursued college credit and continually expanded her knowledge to better serve her patients.

In her personal life, Verna was a loving mother to her children; Robert (Jackie) Peter, Carol (George) Michalski, Bruce Peter, Karen (Norb) Albrecht, Diane (Bob) Muldoon, and Christine Laurent. Verna shared a close bond with her siblings Wayne (Marjorie) Viergutz and Beverly Jackson. The loss of her presence leaves a profound void in the hearts of her extended family, including numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. Sadly, Verna was preceded in death by her grandson, Kevin, as well as her siblings Delores Prochnow and John "Jack" Viergutz. 

Verna will be fondly remembered for her talent in the kitchen. She collected family recipes, enjoyed canning. She found joy in crocheting, embroidery, hummingbirds, and delving into her family's genealogy. Verna loved going to casinos, pot-lucks, or playing cribbage. Above all, she cherished quality time spent with family and friends.

A visitation for Verna will be held on Thursday, January 4 at BRAINARD FUNERAL HOME, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston, from 4-7 pm.   Visitation will resume on Friday, January 5 at PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 1530 Grand Avenue, Schofield, from 10 am until the time of her funeral service at 11 am.  Verna's life, share cherished memories, and provide the comfort and support needed during this difficult time.

Verna Lee Peter will forever be remembered as a woman of grace, compassion, and a dedicated caregiver. Her legacy will live on in the hearts of all those who were fortunate enough to have known her. May she rest in eternal peace.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, January 4, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center- Everest Chapel

5712 Memorial Court, Weston, WI 54476

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Visitation

Friday, January 5, 2024

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Peace United Church of Christ

1530 Grand Ave, Schofield, WI 54476

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 5, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Peace United Church of Christ

1530 Grand Ave, Schofield, WI 54476

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