JACKSONVILLE - Peter J. Michnick, 42 of Carney, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in a job-site accident in Jacksonville, Fla. Peter was born on Aug. 24, 1969, in Geneva, Ill., to Jerome and Fay (Anask) Michnick.
Peter proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1993-1996. On July 18, 1998, Peter married the former Elena Sttivend in Aurora, Ill. Peter worked as a boom truck operator for Osmose Company. Peter enjoyed fishing and spending time at home with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Elena of Carney; mother, Fay (Ralph) Runge of Carney; father, Jerome (Lisa) Michnick of St. Charles, Ill.; stepdaughters, Claudia Nunez of Texas and Jensey Washam of Tenn.; three sisters, Christine (Keith) Kellner of Carney, Sandra Huber of West Chicago, Ill., and Ruth (Dan) Routhier of Carney; two brothers, John (Tammy) of Littleton, Colo., and Edward (Tammy) of West Chicago, Ill.; along with nieces and nephews.
Private family services with military rites will be held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, Stephenson, (906) 753-2274 on Tuesday Feb. 21.