Peter Pytel, age 92, of Twin Lakes, WI, passed away Monday morning April 10, 2017 at the Atrium Post Acute Care of Williams Bay, WI.
Peter was born on December 25, 1924 in Ternopil, Ukraine, the son of the late Andrew and Natalie Tracz Pytel. On December 23, 1945 in Germany, Peter was united in marriage to Maria Poswistak. They came to the United States in 1949.
Peter formerly worked as a tool and die maker for the Fel-Pro Company in Skokie, IL. Peter and Maria moved to Twin Lakes in 1976. They were members of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Chicago, IL.
Peter was one of the founding members of the Ukrainian Country Club, now Ukrainian Village in the Town of Randall, WI. Peter was secretary for over 50 years of the Ukrainian National Assoc. He was also a founding member of the Ukrainian Concert Band.
Peter is survived by: his wife of 71 years, Maria; 1 son, Eugene of Twin Lakes, WI; daughter in law, Eileen Pytel of Oceanside, CA; 2 grandchildren, John and Maura; and 4 great grandsons, Eli, Joseph, Anthony and Andrew Paul.
He was preceded in death by 1 son, Paul on August 15, 2015.
The Pytel Family will receive friends from 5:00PM to 8:00PM Wednesday at the Haase-Lockwood & Assoc. Funeral Home in Twin Lakes. Ukrainian Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM Thursday April 13, 2017 at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery.