SPRINGFIELD - Peter Vanderwerf, 87, of Springfield died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield. Burial will be in Springfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 508 p.m., Wednesday, Sept.19, at Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will continue one hour before the service Thursday at the church.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth of Springfield; children, David of Dawson, Douglas of Hutchinson, and Curtis of New Ulm; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Elsie Schwartz of Springfield; and brothers, Robert of Springfield, Lester of Springfield, and Roger of Springfield.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1925, in Leavenworth Township, Brown County, to William and Dena Vanderwerf.