George "Pete" F. Carpenter, Jr., 75, of Pardeeville, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021 at Aspirus Divine Savior Hospital In Portage. He was born November 27, 1945 in Portage, the son of George F. Sr. and Ruth Carpenter.
Pete was united in marriage to Teresa “Tess” Wendt April 19, 1984 in Portage. He retired from Everbrite after 20 plus years of employment. Pete was a former member of the Pardeeville Fire Department and EMS and served for 16 years and had to retire due to health issues. He enjoyed car racing and being a member of the racing shop crew with Insane Shane #2. Pete especially enjoyed spending time with his family, and was always proud of his grandchildren in whatever they did.
Survivors include wife Tess; children Jeannie (Scott), Greg, Tracie (Trent), Eric, and James (Nicki); 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; sister Edna; brothers Bill and Gary; father-in-law Newt Wendt, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Patricia and Dalene; brother Willard, and mother-in-law Darlen Wendt.
Memorial services will be held Friday, October 1 at 2 PM at Grasse Funeral Home in Pardeeville with Rev. Becky Calhoun officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 Noon until the time of service. A complete obituary to follow. The family would like to thank Dr. Blohm, Mitch and Katrina with Pardeeville EMS and the staff at Aspirus Divine Savior Hospital.