Peter M. Diderrich


April 12, 1940 - Aug. 10, 2012



Peter M. Diderrich, 72, of Oconomowoc, entered eternal life Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. Peter was born in Milwaukee on April 12, 1940, to Peter and Bernice (nee Schmitz) Diderrich.


He was married Sept. 10, 1960, in Oconomowoc, to Kathleen nee Kuczynski.


He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathleen, and his children, Steve (Joni) of Oconomowoc, Kevin of Oconomowoc, Wendy (Jeff) Higgins of Jefferson, James (Joleen) of Oconomowoc, Alisha (fiance Jeff) Diderrich of Oconomowoc, Derek (Kelly) of Ixonia and Debbie (Sean) Pathammavong of Oconomowoc. He was the fond brother of Edward (Darla) of Oconomowoc, Robert (Linda) of Neosho and Dorothy Diderrich of Waukesha and loving grandfather of McKenzie, Dylan, Brady, Stevie, Tessa, Maya, Steffany and Kaleb.


Peter was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jim and Richard.


Peter was a truck driver for Crestwood Bakery. He loved working on cars, hunting, trap shooting, gun and coin collecting and playing sheepshead.


Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Thursday, Aug. 16, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. His final rest will be at St. Jerome Cemetery.


Memorials to the family are appreciated.


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.