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John Carlton “Cowboy” Petermann

Jan 16, 1961 - May 21, 2024


John Petermann, 63, passed away at Aurora Medical Center Sheboygan County on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. He was born on January 16, 1961 to the late Lloyd and Doris (George) Petermann. John attended local schools, graduating from South High School with the class of 1979. After graduation, John moved to Menominee Falls by his sister Helen, working at High-Tech Flooring. Eventually starting his own business Five Star Flooring. Years later, John returned to Sheboygan where he became close friends with Debbie Fettig and her family. John was known as “PaPa” to Debbie’s grandchildren. John enjoyed playing pool, watching the Packers, Brewers and NASCAR and working security at the Milwaukee Mile and Summerfest.
John is survived by his siblings, Helen (Terry) Plato, Richard Petermann, Nancy (Mark) Neils and Robert (Janet) Petermann; special friends, Debbie Fettig and Jeff and Debbie; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Doris Peterman and his dog, Sioux.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 1, 2024 at First United Lutheran Church, 2401 Kohler Memorial Dr. from 10:00 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 12:00 p.m.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, along with the care he received at the Aurora Medical Center’s emergency room and hospice.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in John’s name.


Date: Saturday Jun 1, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Location: First United Lutheran Church [map]

Memorial Service

Date: Saturday Jun 1, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: First United Lutheran Church [map]



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