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Peter John Rysavy, age 98, passed away May 16, 2017, at the Owatonna Hospital.
Friends may greet the family from 5-7:00 PM Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Brick- Meger Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the funeral mass at church. Funeral Mass is set for 10:30 AM Saturday, May 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Owatonna. There will be a rosary recited at 4:45 PM on Friday before the visitation starts at the funeral home.
Peter was born on his family farm on December 5, 1918 in Summit Township. The son of Peter and Caroline (Wacek) Rysavy. Peter attended country school in rural Steele Co. He worked on the family farm until 1947 when he started working at Jostens in Owatonna retiring in 1982.
Peter was united in marriage to Leona Seykora July 8, 1947 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Litomysl. They have resided in Owatonna where they shared a wonderful life together for 69 years.
Peter enjoyed fishing, and hunting, watching Twins and Vikings games, old time music, dances, playing cards, church dinners, gardening, and woodworking.
He is preceded in death by parents; brothers, Frank, Joe, Robert, and one sister Mary.
Peter is survived by his loving wife, Leona; daughter, Kathleen (Loren) Rysavy of Owatonna; grandson, Mike Rysavy of Brookings, SD; sister-in-law, Hazel Rysavy, and many nieces and nephews. Peter was a loving caring husband, father, grandpa, brother and uncle. He will be greatly missed by all. A special heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Koda Living Community and the Owatonna Hospital.

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Brick-Meger Funeral Home
1603 Austin Road Owatonna, MN 55060
Tel. (507) 451-1457