Obits – Richard A. “R.P.” Peitz

Richard A. “R.P.” Peitz, age 74, of Waconia, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at his home in Waconia.
Mass of Christian Burial held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Waconia with Father Bennet Tran as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church; interment church cemetery.
Richard was born on May 26, 1938 in Waconia, Minn., the son of Frank and Lena (Schlichenmaier) Peitz. He was baptized and later confirmed in the Catholic Faith at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia.
Richard enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, cooking, and pulling an occasional pull tab. He would often listen to old tyme music and in his younger days was on the bowling team.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Lena Peitz; infant brother Karl; brother-in-law Raymond Steinhagen.
Richard is survived by his siblings and spouses Raymond and Rose Peitz of Chanhassen, Leonard and Ardis Peitz of Waconia, Marlene Steinhagen of Waconia, Darlene and James Goetz of Waconia, Charlotte and Robert Farrell of Waconia, Tom and Pat Peitz of Waconia; 25 nieces and nephews; 60 great-nieces and nephews; two great-great nieces; other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers are his brothers and sisters.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia; (952) 442-2121; www.johnsonfh.com.

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