Delmar Peetz

October 8, 1928 – October 4, 2022

Delmar Peetz was born October 8, 1928, to Henry and Rose Peetz in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Del attended school in Elkhorn until joining the US Navy in 1945. After his discharge from the Navy, Delmar married Carol Schwaninger on June 4, 1949. Delmar and Carol raised their three children, Terry, Janet, and Larry in Omaha. They enjoyed attending the kid’s ball games, going to the horse races at Aksarben, and traveling after their retirement.

Delmar was preceded in death by Carol, his wife of 53 years daughter Janet Drieling; daughter-in-laws Lynn Peetz and Sara Peetz; brothers: Marvin, Bill, and Leonard Peetz; sisters: Eleanor Kuhl, Arlene Logeman, Marie Rieck, and Henrietta Kuhl.

He is survived by his sons: Terry, Larry (Diane) Peetz, and son-in-law John Drieling; grandchildren: Codi (Phil) Oberg, Megan (Bobby) Brown, DJ (Carmen) Dreiling, Ryan (Stephanie) Peetz, Kayla (Mike) Sprigler, Tommy (Anne) Peetz, Caroline Peetz, and Meredith Peetz; great-grandchildren: Anthony Oberg, Brantley Oberg, Misty Drieling, Layla Drieling, Louisa Sprigler, Theodore Sprigler, and Evelyn Peetz.


  • Janice Roberts Posted October 7, 2022 9:28 pm

    I am so very sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Margie Schwaninger Posted October 8, 2022 9:04 pm

    Uncle Bud was always very kind. He raised a wonderful family . He will be missed. Sending my sympathies and love to all of his family..

  • Beyer Family Posted October 9, 2022 1:01 pm

    Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Sending lots of lovw. The Jim Beyer Family

  • Beyer Family Posted October 9, 2022 1:03 pm

    Thinking of you all during the difficult time. Sending lots of love and prayers.
    The Jim Beyer Family

  • Nancy Holling Posted October 9, 2022 4:22 pm

    I’m so very sorry about Uncle Bud—my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

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