"Pete" Peter Thomas Uhalde passed away peacefully in his home on January 8, 2021 after a year-long battle with a rare form of cancer.
He is survived by his loving wife Courtney, son Cade (8), daughter Conley (5), mother Cindy Sweigart (John), father Robin Uhalde (Renee'), stepdad Dean Autrey (Sheri), sisters Kelsey, Candiss, Sara, Amy and brother Michael, grandmothers Grace Steinwand and Lois Uhalde. In addition he leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.
Pete was born on June 8, 1981 in Elko, Nevada. He was the eldest of all his siblings. At a young age he began competing in junior rodeo. A graduate of Lincoln High School, class of 2000, Pete continued to rodeo through high school winning the CHSRA Bull Riding Championship in his senior year. After high school Pete traveled as a competitive bull rider for many years eventually coming back to his hometown of Lincoln.
He married Courtney May 21, 2011 and they have two beautiful children. Pete was an amazing husband, father and dedicated worker. Pete began his HVAC career in residential, which then led to commercial refrigeration/HVAC and becoming a member of the 447 Pipe Fitters Union with ACCO Engineered Systems.
In his free time Pete loved spending time at home with his family and friends. He loved watching his children grow and teaching him his great values. He loved watching football and was an avid fan of the Raiders. Pete was very generous with his time, always willing to help others when needed. Gone too soon, his memory will remain forever in our hearts and deeply missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held on June, 2021, exact dates TBA along with location.
Published in "Folsom Telegraph, The" on Jan. 28, 2021.