Peter Maier, 87, formerly of Cambria

May 20, 2019

Peter C. Maier, 87, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Florida after a difficult battle with cancer.

He was born in January 1932 in Chicago, served in the Army during the Korean War, and earned his living as a 50-year union carpenter. He was married to Gerri (Dziminski) and they had six children together. They lived in Mt. Prospect, Illinois, and then in Cambria.

He is survived by his wife, Gerri, of 55 years; his children Paul (Dione), Norma-Jean (Pete), Charlene (Dan) and Mark (Amy); along with 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by two of his sons, John and Steven.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Sacred Hearts Church in Sun Prairie and coordinated by Cress Funeral home.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 221 Columbus St., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, with a prayer rosary beginning at 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow visitation at 1:30 p.m. Burial will take place at Pardeeville Cemetery in Pardeeville.

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