A graduate member of the Tomahawk High School Class of 1965, active in football, basketball, & track.
Pete played football his sophomore, junior, & senior years which earned him two letters and an All Conference Honorable Mention status his senior year as quarterback.
He also was a member of the basketball team all four years of high school. Pete earned three letters as well as an All Conference Honorable Mention status his junior year and All Conference First Team his senior year. He also received the Harry Fritze Free Throw Award his junior year. During his basketball career, Pete was part of one conference championship (the first title in 35 years) and one co-conference championship.
Although, it was in track that Pete excelled. He participated on the track team all four years which earned him four letters. Peter was a three time First Team All Conference athlete in the mile. He also was a three time state qualifier in the mile highlighted by placing sixth his senior year with while attaining a school record time of 4:36.2. Peter was a part of three track conference championships including the first title in Tomahawk’s school history.
In addition to his athletic achievements, Peter was student council president, a movie operator, member of the lettermen’s club, band, prom committee, music festival, & annual board.
After high school, Peter graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in January, 1970. It was there that he met his wife, Martha, who has been his devoted wife for 41 years. They have three adult children and five grandchildren. After a 30 year career with ComEd, the electric utility that serves the northern 1/3 of Illinois, Peter worked for his church, retiring on June 4, 2009. He is very active in sports still, barefoot water-skiing in northern Michigan, playing tennis, riding both bicycle and his Harley, and deer hunting.