Peter Horban, 87, Pittsville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, with Rev. Eric Berns officiating. Burial will take place in Holy Family Cemetery, Stanley, where military rites will be conducted. The visitation will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time, all at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield.
Peter was born on June 9, 1929 in Thorp, Wisconsin, to Henry and Celia (Figura) Horban and attended elementary and high school there. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War. Peter was united in marriage to Rose F. Ciszewski on Sept. 8, 1956 in Chicago. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with immediate family this year.
Peter had been self-employed as an auto mechanic in downtown Chicago. In 1970, the Horban family moved to Pittsville and he became employed at Hank’s Auto Sales until his retirement.
Peter was an avid fisherman and enjoyed playing accordion, guitar, bass and drums with various area polka bands.
He is survived by his wife, Rose and their children, Linda Ewer (David Parker) of Pittsville, Leonard (Sue) Horban of Phillips, Yvonne Beckman of Stevens Point, Larry (Stacy) Horban of Marshfield and Kevin Horban (Jenny Strey) of Pittsville. He is also survived by 4 granddaughters, Alysha Beckman, Rachael Ewer, Laura Ewer and Sierra Horban. He is further survived by a brother Mike Horban, sister-in-law, Emily Horban, in-laws, Bernard and Ruth Ciszewski, Dolly Lobacz, Stan and Susan Ciszewski, Lana Ciszewski, Robert and Darcy Ciszewski and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and siblings with in-laws, John and Pat Horban, Virg and Paul Lockhart, Wally and Monica Horban, Sam and Estelle Horban, Catherine and George Greenawalt, Mary and Joe Pawelko, and Joe Horban and in-laws, Tony and Bernice Ciszewski, Ed Lobacz and Joe Ciszewski.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com