THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Peter Staal, 83, of Marinette, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Jan. 26, 1934 in Englewood, Ill., to Jacob and Gertrude Staal, his family moved to the United States from Hoogkerk, Netherlands in 1930. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1962.
In 1963 he began working at L.E. Jones Co. of Menominee where he worked for 33 years until retiring. He married Vivian Nancy Coble (Hanson) on Oct. 4, 1986.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian; two children, Melody (Scott) Andrews of Lena and Michael Staal of Green Bay; five step-children, David Hanson of Alaska, Glenn Hanson of Town of Grover, Veta Walters of Porterfield, Daniel Hanson of Marinette and Debra Hanson of Wallace, Mi.; 11 step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Fred and a sister, Ann.
Per his wishes, no formal funeral service will be held. A private gathering will be held at a later date. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home is assisting the family.