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Peter M. Grossheim


March 11, 2020

Peter M. Grossheim, 49, Of Ontario, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family Friday, March 6, 2020. Peter was born November 25, 1970, to Margie (Kramer) Grossheim and Peter W. Eberhard in Prairie du Chein, WI.

Peter is survived by his loving wife, Debbra (Swenson) of Ontario, WI; they married on May 29, 1993; also survived by his two children, Brittany (Grossheim) Lechner of Tomah, WI, and Brandon (Caleigh) Grossheim of Ontario, WI; grandchildren, Kayden and Maverick Lechner, Brystol Grossheim, Zane Gerke and Gabbi Cummings; his mother, Margie Robinson, Stepfather, Gary Robinson both of Boscobel, WI; his sister, Joni (Bruce) Slycord of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; brothers, Brian Grossheim of Boscobel, WI, Tim (Tina) Grossheim of King, WI, Bruce Grossheim of Boscobel, WI; father-in-law, Kenneth Swenson of Sparta, WI; mother-in-law, Anna Swenson (Dan Lane) of Mauston, WI, sister-in-law, Susan Hicks of West Salem, WI; along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and Chappy his faithful dog.

Peter was preceded in death by his Dad, Peter W. Eberhard of Iowa and three brothers, Brian Eberhard, Jeff Eberhard and Billy Grossheim; and Ben the family dog.

Peter was an amazing husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and friend. He was the type of guy that would stop doing whatever he was doing and help someone. He would always try to make you smile by his jokes if you were down. Peter was full of life and love for everyone.

Peter loved to go hunting, kayaking, canoeing, and camping with his family and friends.

He was in the 229th Engineering Company as a Specialist when he went overseas for the Gulf War, Desert Storm. When he returned he joined the 108th Maintenance; and later went into the 32nd Brigade and retired out of the 100th Logistics.

Peter was a fire fighter for Elroy, Hillsboro and then later joined Ontario, WI. He enjoyed helping people.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11:00 -2:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Brush Creek Cemetery, rural Ontario, WI.

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