Obituaries

Obituaries

Nicholas “Nick” V. Peter Jr. 1953 - 2011 Lawrence

A Memorial Mass for Nicholas V. “Nick” Peter Jr., 57, Lawrence, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Private inurnment will be at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Wichita.
Mr. Peter died on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at his home.
He was born May 10, 1953, in Wichita, the son of Nicholas V. and Kathryn A. Olden Peter. He was a 1971 graduate of Kapaun High School in Wichita.
Mr. Peter was employed in home building and remodeling for the past eight years and had formerly worked at Boeing Aircraft in Wichita for 14 years.
Survivors include his daughter, Cheyenne Peters, of Wichita; his mother, Kathryn Olden, of Lawrence; and his father, Nicholas Sr. and his wife, Deloris Peter, of Wichita. Other survivors include seven sisters, Kathy Peter, Lawrence, Margaret and husband Steve Dixon, of Edmond, Okla., Laurie Peter and partner Betsy Bernard, of Harding Township, N.J., Mary Elizabeth Rogers, of Prairie Village, Julianne Peter, Lawrence, Carolyn and husband Ron Saal, of St. Charles, Mo., and Rachel and husband Kevin Dobbs of Lawrence; a brother, Jason and wife Molly Mackinnon-Peter, of Lawrence; and 20 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Peter.
A parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials to the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, which may be made at www.bertnash.org by following “donate online” or may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.