Friday, August 19, 2016


NAME OF DECEASED: John Piater       AGE: 99

ADDRESS: 3102 Cranberry Lake Road, Weyerhauser, WI, formerly of Medford.

PLACE & DATE OF DEATH: His residence in Weyerhauser, Thursday August 18, 2016

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Saturday August 27, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford.

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION: 9:00 – 11:00 AM, Saturday August 27, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 12, 1917 in Fort Dodge, Iowa

EDUCATION: Attended Fairfield School

MARRIAGE: Married Ruby Jari on June 25, 1941in Dubuque, Iowa

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After school John went on to work at the Civilian Conservation Corp. John then went on to work as a dairy and mink farmer. He then worked for Little Black Insurance Company where he did repair work, and then went on to work for Taylor Electric and cleared brush for the power lines. He then became the road boss for the Town of Browning. He enjoyed welding, ice fishing, hunting, going to auctions and gardening.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Lutheran Church

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sharon (Thomas) Fuhrmann of Weyerhaeuser

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Andy, Susanna, Johanna, Margaret


PALLBEARERS: Mitch Paur, Darryl Lenhard, Dave Bizer, Bruce Jari, Paul Wuetrich, Dale Williams

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorial Donation in honor of John can be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.
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