Peot, Helen Madeline
Helen Madeline Peot (Mrs. Donald Peot), 92, Luxemburg, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. She was born Aug. 5, 1921, in Luxemburg, to the late John N. and Anna R. (Oberhofer) Salentine. She was united in marriage to Donald James Peot on June 26, 1946 at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg. He preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1990. Helen had various jobs throughout her life but the most important and rewarding was raising her large family. Helen was a sweet, kind and generous person of strong will. She had great faith, there was not a day that went by that she didn't pray her rosary. She was a member of St. Mary Church, Luxemburg and St. Mary Christian Mother Society. She enjoyed spending time with her family, polka music, gardening, baking and reading the daily newspaper.
Survivors include five daughters and five sons-in-law, Linda Marquardt, Terri (Dale) Dalebroux, all of Luxemburg; Jane (Jim) Paplham, Kewaunee; Carol (Christopher) DeQuaine, De Pere; Sue (Dan) Bellin, Casco; Joe Forst, Denmark; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim (Shirley) Peot, Kewaunee; Al (Terri) Peot, Luxemburg; 19 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren (with one on the way); one sister, Marcella Salmon, Green Bay; one brother-in-law and four sisters-in-law, Ervin Destree, Green Bay; Betty Salentine, Beatrice Salentine, Merle Peot all of Luxemburg; Joan Lardo, New Franken.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Jerry Peot; one daughter, Lisa Forst; two sons-in-law, Tony Davister and David Olson; her parents, three brothers, infant John Salentine, Milton Salentine, Don Salentine; two sisters and five brothers-in-law, Marian (Leo) Salmon, Audrey Destree, Ed (Betty Ann) Ripp, Ken Peot, Bob Lardo, Ed Salmon.
Friends may call at St. Mary Church, 1412 Main Street, Luxemburg, 3 to 6:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Funeral 7 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.
McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg is assisting the Peot Family. www.mcmahonfh.com
The Peot Family would like to thank Dr. Tom Zenner and the wonderful nurses and staff of Kewaunee Care Center for all their love, compassion and tender loving care.
Mom, till we meet again; Love Yah, too!!!