Peter Polito, age 86, of Reedsburg, Wisconsin died Monday, February 24, 2014 with his family by his side at AGrace Hospice Care Center in Fitchburg, Wisconsin.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Baraboo. Military Honors will be provided by the Harold B. Larkin American Legion Post #187 of Wisconsin Dells. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m.
Peter was born February 25, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Thomas and Rosalie (Unknown) Polito. He was a WWII Combat Veteran in the US Navy. He worked as a graphic Artist for Dickins Design Group in Chicago, IL and then for Gerber/Hankscraft in Michigan and Illinois.
Peter is survived by his wife, Rose Mary; son, Thomas (Amy) Polito of Wisconsin Dells, WI and son-in-law, Brian Wegner of Sun Prairie, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Laura Polito Wegner and his brother.