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“Lynn, John, Paul & children! When I heard about the loss of Michael, I was shocked, to say the least!...I even cried for a bit ....with all the...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Perl - Sheboygan, WI

“I have grown up knowing the family from the time I was a little girl and reuniting with the family again.......Only to find one is not with us...to...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Angela Terrien - Friend

“This flag and eagle are the two symbols of greatness in our country, and you helped so much in your short life to make this country even greater....Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Susan and Dennis Freund - friend

“Mike and Greg were stationed together at Ft. Devens, Massachusetts, when they first joined the Army back in 1986. We are very deeply saddened to...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Greg & Jeanie O'Bryan - KY

“My condolences go out to the family of Michael Peltier. i know this is a very big loss to his family and to those of us lucky enough to have known or...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Tessa Shepard - Milwaukee, WI

“Virginia and family, We are deeply saddened to hear of Michael's passing. Though I had the opportunity to meet him just a couple of times I knew...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Tammy Przytarski - St. Francis, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Take care and God Bless. Tina and Dan Jourdan ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Tina Jourdan - Oneida, WI

“Our whole family would like to express our sympathy for your loss. We only knew Mike from traveling the powwow trail and really appreciated his...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Judy - Sturgeon Bay, WI

“Dear Lynn,John,Paul,Virginia: We are so sad and devastated about losing Michael. What a great person he was and so handsome. We know Michael is in a...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Rose & Henry Poth - Kiel, WI

“We are very sorry for your loss Virginia and family. Our hearts are with you and we will keep you all in our prayers through this tough time. Mike...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Pat Gutierrez & Family - WI

“We are sorry for the lost of your love one, are thoughts are with you all during this sad time.From the Cornelius family in Ontario. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Elliott L. Cornelius - Southwold

“John,Lynn,Paul, and Virginia, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I have many family members that knew Mike, and they also would like to send their...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Theresa Powless - Odanah, WI

“So sorry for the loss of your Husband, Father, Son and Friend. Your families are in my prayers. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Metoxen - WI

“My thoughts are with you all during this sad time. May you find peace. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Matthew Krisko - Green Bay, WI

“You are in our thoughts our hearts and in our prayers.May you feel Gods helping hand upon you during this most painful time. Carol and Wally ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: CarolandWally - WI

“I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Mike was a respected and honorable man and I am glad to have known him as a friend. I regret that I cannot be...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Terry Cornelius - WI


Michael J. Peltier (Me shan), 43, of Oneida passed away unexpectedly as a result of a vehicle accident Tuesday morning August 25, 2009. The son of John and Lynn (Cornelius) Peltier was born October 21, 1965 at Plymouth, WI. On June 7, 2005 he married the former Virginia Swamp in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Peltier was a U.S. Army Veteran, and was an active member of Oneida Veterans, Lac du Flambeau Veterans, and Forest County Color Guards. He worked for many years at the Oneida Casino as a boxman in the craps pit. He was a well-renowned master of ceremonies throughout Indian Country. He was an active member and Corner Chair of the Traditional Zoar Drum, which was a large part of his traditional Native American Heritage. Michael was also a member of the Native American Church. Survivors include his wife, Virginia, five children, Tyler Pamanet, Levander Pamanet, Trevor Pamanet, Shewenda Peltier, and Talon Peltier, his mother, Lynn, father John; two siblings Paul (Jackie) Peltier, and Rosemarie (Jeff) Rackow, nephews Cullin, Hunter, and Daiel Peltier, and Matthew Rackow; niece Holly. Michael is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, Virginia's family, and his adopted families throughout the Indian Country. Family and friends may call from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM Thursday Aug. 27 (TODAY) at the Michael and Virginia Peltier family home, 894 Riverdale Drive Oneida. Oneida VFW will hold a veteran ceremony at 3:30 PM at the home, following the Veteran ceremony we will process to Zoar, WI where services will continue until 2:00 PM Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. Procession will leave at 2:00 PM from Zoar, WI on Friday for Traditional Burial Services at 3:00 PM at the Oneida Tribal Cemetery in Oneida, WI. RYAN FUNERAL HOME of De Pere is assisting the Peltier Family with arrangements please visit www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences.

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