Obit: Zarins, Peteris (1904 - 1983)


Contact: Janet Rogalski



Surnames: Zarins, Kalnins, Vepers, Scheuneman, Tabbert, Riekstins


----Source: Janet Rogalski Scrapbook


Zarins, Peteris (4 SEP 1904 - FEB 1983)


Withee - Peteris Zarins, 78, Route 1, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), died Saturday at his home.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Maurina Funeral Home, Owen.  The Rev. Peter Thomsen will officiate.  Burial will be in Nazareth Lutheran Church Cemetery, Withee.


Visitation at the Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, will begin after 4 p.m. Tuesday.


He was born Sept. 4, 1904, in More, Latvia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peteris (Alvina Kalnins) Vepers.  He and Hilda Kalnins were married July 14, 1940, in More, Latvia.  He came to the United States in 1951 and farmed in the Town of Hixon.  Later he was employed at Freeport Silo Co. for 14 years.  He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church, Withee.


Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Ilga) Scheuneman of Owen and Mrs. Gary (Lucy) Tabbert of Withee; three sons, John of Owen, Elmer of Abbotsford and Walter of Withee; two sisters, Zelma Kalnins of More, Latvia and Emilija Riekstins of Perth, West Australia; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


He was predeceased by two sons in infancy, two brothers and a sister.



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