Robert Peitz

Robert E. Peitz, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, farmer and auto mechanic, died Saturday, March 11, 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Rita (Dold) Petiz; sons, Ron (Tonya) Peitz, Ken (Shirlene) Peitz and Jerry (Shari) Peitz; daughters, Kathy (Gregg) Scheer, Patsy (Terry) Lannon, Jean (Brad) Clark, and Rose (Ed) Shilling; sister, Joan Sangster; and 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Beradine (Cordell) Peitz; and four grandchildren, Nick Scheer, Cassady Kapansky, Becky Shilling and Andrew Mertens.

A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, and funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, both at St. Rose Catholic Church, Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be Tuesay, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Memorials have been established with St. Rose Catholic Church and Rivercross Hospice.

Wulf-Ast Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.