In Memory

Gary Petersen


Gary L. Petersen "Wizard/Wiz" passed away at Brookside Care Center, Kenosha on August 28, 2015.


Gary was well known locally for his athletic abilities. He especially excelled in softball and golf.  Anyone who knew Gary and loved Gary appreciated his sense of humor, his zest for life, and how he lived life to the fullest.

Gary is survived by his three children, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and his three siblings.

A memorial service for Gary will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Founders Hall at the Kemper Center (6501 Third Avenue, Kenosha).  Visitation with the family will be on Thursday in Founders Hall from 4 pm until time of service.

A complete obituary can be found in the Kenosha News on August 30, 2015 or







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08/31/15 09:31 AM #1    

Jeanette C. Hasselback (Schutz)

RIP, Gary.  To those of us who knew you, you were always funny and outgoing.  We will miss you.  My condolences to your family. 

08/31/15 11:53 AM #2    

Kenneth J. Cimon

Boy did we have some times in our high school years. How many know how he got the nickname "WIZ".

RIP my friend.    Ken "Seymour" Cimon

08/31/15 05:29 PM #3    

Wanda R. Burch (Hillmer)

Our families lived 4 houses apart for years and I remember how funny Gary could be. So sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to all his family.

09/01/15 11:14 AM #4    

Kathryn H. Hall (Eppers)

So sorry to hear about Gary's passing. Saw him last year playing cards at the boathouse. Always so upbeat! Condolences to his family. RIP Gary.   Kathie (Hall) Eppers

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