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Peter Euper III

1926 - 1972


Peter J. Euper, Jr., 46, 311 North Water Street, died November 19, 1972, at Veterans Hospital, Wood, WI, after a long illness. Funeral services were held at St. Henry's Catholic Church with Rev. Raymond Dunn officiating.  Interment was in St. Henry's Cemetery.  Military rites were performed at the grave site.


Euper was born July 26, 1926, in Watertown, son of Mrs. Lillian Euper and the late Peter Euper, Sr.  He was married in 1952 to Karol Ann Wolf.


He owned and operated the Badger State Bottling Company for many years and in 1965 he moved to Lucerne Valley, CA.


Euper was survived by one daughter, Connie of Glencoe, Minn., one son, Peter of Hutchinson, Minn., his mother, three sisters, Mrs. Rueben (Betty) Leichtle of Columbia, South Carolina; Mrs. James (Gertrude) Lawton of Watertown and Mrs. Thomas (Mary Jo) Lynch of Madison.


He was a graduate of St. Henry's School and Watertown Senior High School.  He was a veteran of World War II, and was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion.


N.B  Euper files.

Peter Euper Jr  1926 - 1972 is really the 3rd Peter Euper, not “Jr” as noted in the Watertown Daily Times obit.  His grand father and father were both “Peter Euper.”  He has a son Peter Euper IV, living in West Allis WI last I heard.  The First Peter Euper is the one who was married to Annette Mattecheck.  One of the children was Gertrude Euper and she was the nun Sister Annette.  The 2nd Peter Euper had a daughter named Gertrude who married the Lawton and they live in Watertown WI.   


Peter I              1855-1903

Peter II             1895-1962

Peter III            1926-1972

Peter IV            1953-


This link is to a pdf file of the Euper lineage.




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