Peter F. Derocher
April 2, 1939 - May 2, 2014
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Sunday 5/18, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Sunday 5/18, 3:00 pm

Peter Frederick Derocher passed from this world to his glorious next life on May 2, 2014, after a six month struggle with brain cancer. Pete was born in Escanaba, Michigan on April 2, 1939, son of the late Frederick and Laura (Swille) Derocher. He was a graduate of Holy Name High School in Escanaba and…

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Sally Thar left a message on May 7, 2014:

It is with a heavy heart I am sending this, Judy. I loved that man so much and you two were an inspiration to me. Such fun we had in Destin & Canada! I feel SO privileged to have known the two of you!
Please know I love you, as well, and if I could be there on the 18th I would. My love to you and your family. Pete is and always will be in my memories. God Bless! Sally

Linda and Bill Murphy left a message on May 7, 2014:

Judy and Laura, we are so sorry for your great loss. Pete's infectious smile, laugh, his very presence will be missed by all who knew him. We feel honored to call him, friend.

Roger and Carol Stewart left a message on May 6, 2014:

Judy, I am so sorry about Pete's passing. He was such a wonderful guy and fit right in with our class. We were so lucky to be able to enjoy his company at our class reunion with you. Our deepest sympathy to you and Laura. You were one of my best friends and I feel so bad that you have to go through this. God Bless, Roger and Carol Stewart

Sara and Larry Lieberum left a message on May 6, 2014:

Larry and I look forward to seeing you, Judy and Laura, at Pete's celebration of life. There are so many stories I have yet to hear about this wonderful husband, father and friend to many. Hugs to you both during this time of grieving.

Lora Reinholz left a message on May 6, 2014:

Laura and Judy - praying for you at this time of loss and thankful for your courage and eloquence with sharing your family's journey at this end (and new beginning)
Lora Reinholz

Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Bunny Lewis left a message on May 6, 2014:

My love and prayers to the family. I didn't know Pete, but I know Laura. Laura is so wonderful that I know Pete must have been wonderful too.

John Malek left a message on May 6, 2014:

Judy we are sorry for your loss. Pete was a great person and someone I always looked up to. He gave me some good advise at times and was always so caring. Dad always talked very highly of Pete and was a very good friend. Our best to you and your family. Love John & Michelle Malek

Elena Yatzeck left a message on May 5, 2014:

Love and prayers to your whole family. xo Elena

Joyce King left a message on May 5, 2014:

What a wonderful picture of Uncle Pete. I'll always remember his warm
smile and mischievous chuckle. Thank you for sharing your family's
experience through your journal. It was so comforting. We are praying
for all of you!

Love and prayers~~
Jeff, Joyce, Jordyn, & Jeff King

Carol Derocher-Konkel left a message on May 5, 2014:

Judy and Laura, I think of you and Pete much. You have my deepest sympathy and empathy. The picture of Uncle Pete here is 'him'. The sparkle in his eyes, the smile; such a handsome man with an equally handsome soul and spirit. Much peace and love to you!

Laura Derocher left a message on May 5, 2014:

I'm so grateful we got to journey together in this life. Thank you for being such a good person and such a great dad. I will remember and love you always. xoxoxoxoxo from your favorite daughter, Laura

Staff of Wichmann Funeral Home left a message on May 3, 2014:

Judy and family - our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We wish for you peace and comfort.

Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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