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Marjorie Peter

Marjorie Peter, age 88, of Random Lake, WI, passed away early Monday morning (September 3, 2018) at Gables on the Pond in Random Lake where she was a resident for the past two years.

She was born on June 11, 1930 in the Town of Scott, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Albert and Viola Le Fever Melius.

She attended Batavia Grade School and graduated from Random Lake High School in 1948.

On June 19, 1948, she married Rollin Rutherford Peter at Zion United Methodist Church in Batavia. The couple has resided in the Town of Scott since their marriage. He preceded her in death on September 3, 2009.

Marjorie was employed at the West Bend Company for 28 years, retiring in 1992.

She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Batavia and sang in the choir and served as an Usher. Her hobbies included Crossword Puzzles, playing cards, Bingo and she loved the outdoors and mowing lawn.

Survivors include her two children: Kathryn “Kate” Tykac of West Bend, WI, Dwight “Ike” Peter (his wife: Pam) of Cascade, WI; Three Grandchildren: Sara (Jason) Schmidt of Wayne Center, WI, Stacy Tykac (her husband: Jamie Flemming) of West Bend, WI, Amanda (Rob) DeVerney of Cascade, WI; Four Great Grandchildren: Emerson Schmidt, Gabriel DeVerney, Anason Schmidt and Tristan DeVerney; Two Sisters: Dottie Reinhardt of Plymouth, Delphine Hartmann of Fredonia; and One Brother-in-law: Walt Hetzel of Beaumont, CA.

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rutherford and Erma Peter and one grandson: Gabriel Peter; Three Brothers: John (Bernice) Melius, Russell (Merley) Melius, Clyde (Gladys) Melius; Three Sisters: Hazel (Leo) Nussbaumer, Audrey (Ervin) Clyatt, LaMae Hetzel; Two brothers-in-law: Rollie Reinhardt, Fritz Hartmann; and One special friend: Reuben Miller.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday (September 23, 2018) at 3:00 P.M. at Zion United Methodist Church in Batavia. Rev. Dan Verdegan, Pastor of the Church and Rev. Gail Mitchell, will co-officiate. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call at the CHURCH on Sunday (Sept. 23) from 1:00 P.M. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Marjorie’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting her family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to send a special thanks to the staff at Gables on the Pond and Sharon S. Richardson Home Hospice for all your care and compassion given to Marjorie.

Services Rendered by: Suchon Funeral Home

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