Jeffery L. Peterson

Feb. 11, 1952 - Dec. 23, 2007

Jeffery L. Peterson, 55, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waukesha, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, in Milwaukee. He was born in Milwaukee to Lyle and Elaine (nee Mantai) Peterson on Feb. 11, 1952.

He had been employed at Briggs and Stratton and moved to Las Vegas in 1994 to play poker. He had a love for music, movies and books.

He will be sadly missed by his loving daughters, Stephanie Schirripa and Jeanne (Omar Carmona) Schirripa, both of Waukesha; son, Michael (Alysia) Schirripa of Waukesha; and four grandchildren. He is further survived by his mother, Elaine (Glenn) Breyhan of Waukesha; brother, Glenn (Dianne) Peterson of Pewaukee; a sister, Susan (William) Herbst of the town of Vernon; a brother, Robin Peterson of Arizona; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time for friend and family reflections at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

Memorials may be made to the family.

For more information, please call the Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.