Peter M. Besserer

July 14, 1934 - April 28, 2008

Peter M. Besserer, 73, of Oconomowoc, died Monday, April 28, 2008. He was born July 14, 1934.

He was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and Middlebury College in Vermont.

Peter was the beloved husband of 37 years to Joyce; the dear father of Lisa (Paul) Muxworthy and Sara (Jason) Dietrich; loving grandfather of Madeline "Maddie" Fontaine; dear uncle of David and Brian Besserer and Kerry (Rick) Besserer-Friesen; and brother-in-law of Brian and Sissy Shane-Brown.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. There will be a time of gathering after the memorial service until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rolland Nelson Crossroads Hospice, AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc or Brookfield Academy (new high school).

The family wishes to extend a deep thanks to Bonnie, Barth, Mike, Greg, Judy, Gretchen, Marge, Jack, Patty, chaplain Kathy Labinski and the nurses and staff at AngelsGrace Hospice for the kindness, patience and dedication shown to Peter.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.