Mahtomedi, Minnesota

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Pete, my friend, there were 5 of us P's in the troop in the early 60s. For 50 years, I was the other PS. Doesn't seem anywhere long enough now. But during that time I have no doubt, you have arranged to continue to “fly the friendly skies” with or without that plane. Jane, Angela, un Elise, ar Dievu.

Our sympathies are with you and your family. Sincerely, Andy and Ruth Pelnis

Dear Straumans Family, Peter ,Is a good man. Is ,as in Always will be. Has Always been. I didn't even know he was 11yrs my senior. Always treated me well and had a smile,even when I sensed he was tired. He told me about the airline buisness when he worked for Continenal Airlines,also shared about his early flying days in a single prop. I went to go work for Northwest(Delta) and saw him also at the Airport a couple times. You can always sense someones Spirit and I Loved his. With Respect and...

I was shocked and saddened to learn that such a genuine, and wonderful man as Peter, is no longer with us. Rita and I convey our deepest, heartfelt condolences to Jane and daughters on such a terrible loss. I lived at Peter's great aunt's house for many years in south Minneapolis and knew his family. We were fortunate to have visited Peter and his family at their home over the years.

May He Rest In Peace,
Maurice Brumm & Rita, Minneapolis

Jane and Girls : We were all saddened and surprised here at Continental Airlines ( which it was for Pete and many of us for decades ), to here of Petes' homegoing. We will miss his uplifting and cheerful attitude when catching a flight out of MSP, and his masterful ability to lift up our spirits with an Ole & Lena joke! It just wont be the same. Our thoughts, but most of all (prayers) are with you and family .....

I am so sorry for your loss Angela and Elise. I am here if you ever need to talk. Stay strongLove: Jess Palen

Christof, Mike and I are keeping you all in our prayers. Pete will be missed!

Katie and I are so very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Katie Rowles-Perich and Mary Rowles

Angela, Elise and Jane, My deepest heartfelt condolences to you all. I hope you may some comfort and joy in the loving memories of your beloved father and husband.


Peter's Obituary

Age 61 Born, November 23, 1951 Minneapolis, MN. Died February 18, 2013. Beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, Pete is survived by his wife of 22 years, Jane, his cherished-beyond-words daughters, Angela and Elise, sisters Silvia and Vizma and numerous nieces, nephews, and...

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