Peter J. Germundson
JEFFERSON -- Peter J. Germundson, 77, of Jefferson, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home.
Peter was born on Aug. 20, 1941, in Watertown, the son of Verl and Bernice (Priewe) Germundson. He was a 1959 graduate of Palmyra High School and joined the U.S. Navy immediately after graduation. On Dec. 7, 1963, Peter married Carol Chamberlain at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Johnson Creek. He worked at Carnation Co. for 30 plus years, retiring in the year 2000. Pete loved to deer hunt and enjoyed following Wisconsin sports. He coached softball for many years and cherished time spent with his family. Peter realized his need for a Savior and accepted Christ later in life. He was a dedicated and active member of Calvary Baptist Church and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife Carol of Jefferson; children Brian (Laryssa) of Jefferson and Brenda Germundson of Milwaukee; grandchildren David, Daniel and Sara; siblings Susan Loeffler of Milwaukee and William (Dolly) of Salt Lake City, Utah. Pete is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Brad (1970) and his brother Nyle.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church of Jefferson with the Rev. Randy Arbogast presiding. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. at the church and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service also at the church.
Olsen-Gibson Funeral Home is caring for the family. To place an online condolence, visit www.olsen-gibson.com.
Olsen-Gibson Funeral Home
221 S. Center Ave. Jefferson