MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Peter A. Compo, Sr., 60, 9118 East Remus Road, Mount Pleasant, Mich., passed away on Thursday evening, Aug. 2, 2012, at the home of his niece's house in Escanaba.
He was born on Oct. 1, 1951, in East Jordan, Mich., son of Joseph M. and Lucy M. (Peanne) Compo.
Peter worked on fishing boats for L.T.B.B. and was an independent painter. He enjoyed traveling, cars, and collecting many different things. Peter loved his beloved traveling companion, Sheeba, his baby.
Peter A. Compo
He is survived by his loving partner of more than 20 years, Mary Bedell of Mount Pleasant; seven children, Peter Compo, Jr. of Mount Pleasant, Sonya (Joseph Ledger, Jr.) of Menominee, Rachel Cuff of Lakeland, Fla., Lawrence Compo of Oklahoma, Bradley Compo of Mount Pleasant, Sasha Paz of Hannahville; Jordan Teeple of Hannahville; many grandchildren; siblings, John Keshick, Sr. of Pellston, Mich., Emily Harrington of Petosky, Mich., Marie Miller of Fredrickberg of Virginia, Margaret Compo and Gary Compo of Lansing; and many nieces and nephews.
Peter was preceded in death by his parents; children, Linda, Louise, Stacy, and Casey; and siblings, Rosella Keshick, Joseph Compo, Elmer Keshick, Amelia Compeaux, Howard Keshick and Robert Keshick.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Hannahville Community Center. The funeral service will be on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Burial will follow at the Hannahville Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Compo family with arrangements.