May 6, 1962 – Saturday, January 11, 2014
United Methodist Church in Buffalo, MN
Friday, January 17, 2014
AT THE CHURCH
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Craig Steven Peitz, age 51 of Buffalo, MN passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at North Memorial Hospital due to a tragic snowmobile accident.
Craig was born on May 6, 1962 in Minneapolis son of Alvin and Marcella (Broll) Peitz.
Craig graduated from Buffalo High School the class of 1980.
On June 18, 1988 Craig Peitz and Bev Hoeschen were joined in holy marriage at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo, MN. Craig and Bev were blessed in 1996 with a son, and have enjoyed sharing their love for many outdoor activities including snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, motor cross, hiking and most recently, new adventures on the Harley.
Craig was the owner/operator of Gary’s Diesel Service located in Loretto, MN. Craig worked hard and played hard! He had a great smile and a contagious laugh with many friends and was a friend to many.
Craig and family attended The United Methodist Church in Buffalo, Minnesota.
Craig is survived by his loving wife of twenty five years: Bev; a son: Chad; his parents: Alvin & Marcella Peitz of Buffalo; sisters: Karen Peitz (Gary Eberle) of California and Cindy Goral (Mike Hartman) of Colorado; a brother: Alan (Susie) Peitz of Dover, MN; a mother-in-law: Evie Hoeschen of Buffalo; a sister-in-law & brother-in-law: Brenda (Reinhardt) Goerke Jr. of Monticello; a niece, 6 nephews, other relatives and many friends who were considered family.
Craig is preceded in death by his father-in-law: Jim Hoeschen.
A Memorial service for Craig Peitz will be held on Friday, January 17th at 11:00 A.M. at The United Methodist Church in Buffalo. Pastor Jef Olson will officiate. Lunch for friends and family to follow.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 16th from 4-8 P.M. at The United Methodist Church in Buffalo. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, January 17th one hour prior to services at the church.
The honor of urn bearer will be fulfilled by Alan Peitz.