Delmer Irving Peterson Jr., 42, of Neenah, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 16, 2015 in the Town of Farmington, Waupaca County, WI.
Delmer was born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, on June 15, 1973, son of the late Delmer Irving and Mavis C. (Baehman) Peterson.
Delmer’s passion was driving truck and was employed as a truck driver at Kraze Trucking Company. Delmer also loved Ford automobiles, camping, skiing, snowmobiling, cookouts, and spending time with family and friends. Delmer was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church Waupaca, Wisconsin.
In addition to his mother, Delmer is survived by his brothers: Scott (Kelly) Peterson, Waupaca, WI; Steven Peterson, Waupaca, WI; and Danny Peterson, Waupaca, WI; sisters: Brenda (David) Vaughan, Ripley, TN; Michelle Peterson, Weyauwega, WI; and Kelly (Anthony) Ross, Hortonville, WI; daughters, Libby Martinez and Mallory Peterson; son, Tristen Peterson; his older children: daughters, Sabrina Peterson, Patience Peterson, and Autumn Peterson; and a granddaughter, Ariana Buchanan. Delmer is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by: his father; grandparents, George and Sadie (Behm) Baehman and Irving and Viola (Raymond) Peterson; and best friend, Gretchen Peterson.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Holly Funeral Home – 526 S. Main St., Waupaca, Wisconsin with Pastor Jennifer DeNetz officiating. Relatives and friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family are appreciated.