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Peter Edwin Neveu

May 3, 1946 — January 13, 2024


Appleton – Peter Neveu, 77, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at his home with his wife Sandy by his side. He was born on May 3rd, 1946 in Green Bay, the son of Edwin and Georgiana Neveu. 


Peter attended Premontre High School, graduating in 1964. He was a military veteran, having served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1969 and performing a tour of duty in Vietnam. He worked as a lab technician at Bellin hospital in his early years, but he re-trained himself on computer technology in the 80s and entered the IT profession. He had a prosperous 38 year career at Ariens Company, where he fully retired in 2023. It was at Ariens that Peter met and married Sandy in 1989, kicking off the best chapter of his life and growing his family to ultimately include a total of 23 children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Peter’s most common activities included hockey, golf, tennis, bowling, and skiing, and his passions included playing with his grandchildren, working on his cars, building out his property on Lake Nocqueby, bird watching, gardening, building things, and tinkering around the house.


Peter is survived by his wife; Sandy Neveu; children: Tracey (Mike) Nass, Kelly (Tim) Nass, Mark (Melissa) Neveu, Michael (Emma) Neveu, Samantha Neveu; step-children: Jenni Glasheen (Chris), Nikki Jesse; grandchildren Lindsey (Josh) Szarzynski, Alyssa, Cameron (Rianna) Nass, Samuel, Tegan, Lucy, Ruby, Boden, Emily, Matthew, Ryan, James, John, Ellie; great grandchildren: Leonardo, Malcolm; nephews: Kristopher (Tara) Josephson, Andrew (Kelly) Josephson; paternal half-siblings: Rita Kropidlowski, Audrey Roberts & 5 other paternal siblings: maternal siblings; Penelope Wilcox, Peggy Wilcox, William Wilcox, Patricia Wilcox Heise, Steven Wilcox and special niece Gigi Ann. 


Peter was preceded in death by his parents: Edwin & Georgiana Neveu; biological parents: Raymond Kenowski & Sally Ann Haskey; sister: Nancy Josephson; paternal half-sibling; Kurt Kenowski.


Memorial services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, January 25th, at Wichmann Fargo Funeral Homes, 537 N Superior St, Appleton. Visitation will start at 10:30am at the same location, until the time of the service. A small reception to follow at same location. 


In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Peter's memory to the Wisconsin Humane Society (using the donation card here, and add as the ecard recipient). Any in-person donations will be donated to Misfit Mutts Dog Rescue in Green Bay.


The family wishes to thank you for your kind thoughts, prayers and condolences. Peter, “Dad”, “Grandpa” was such an incredible person that no words can really do him justice. He was always there for his family; he was loving, funny, courageous, hard working, tough, ingenious, creative, considerate, supportive, and an inspiration to his children, who are all hoping to meet the parenting bar that he set for them. He was also a loving and considerate husband, a good friend, and a devoted son to his parents. Suffice to say, everyone listed above (and more) will miss him dearly. And although our hearts have a giant hole in them today, we know that he would only want us to remember the MANY good times we all shared, and to only smile for him, not cry. We love you, Peter. Thank you for everything you brought to our lives and the way you’ve helped shape our characters. We will carry you with us forever.

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

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