Irvin T. Pea

Irvin T. Pea, age 91, of Fond du
Lac, formerly of Oakfield, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his residence. He
was born on June 9, 1928, on the family farm on County Road AS, the son of Alonzo
and Dorothea (Smith) Pea. Irv was a 1946 graduate of Waupun High School. He
then served in the United States Air Force from 1946-49. On June 11, 1955, he
married Arlene Pautsch at Oakfield United Methodist Church. She preceded him in
death on July 3, 2018.


Irv owned and operated Irv’s
Appliance Service in Oakfield from 1950-1998. He was a charter member of the Oakfield
Lion’s Club from 1967 until the present where he served as trustee, vice-president,
and president. Irv served on the Oakfield Village Board from 1958-1980 and was
a trustee for ten years and Village President for twelve years. He was a policyholder
of the Equitable Reserve Association now known as Modern Woodmen Association from
1955-present and held offices of warden, guard, and trustee. Irv also was a
member of the Fond du Lac Senior Center from 2004-present and a board member
from 2009-2014, the Golden Advantage Club (Bank of Oakfield) from 2004-present
and a board member from 2008-2012. Irv belonged to Oakfield United Methodist
Church from 1950-present. He held various positions at the church including,
trustee, treasurer, lay-leader, council chairman, financial secretary, and
adult Sunday school. Irv was an avid golfer and bowler.


Survivors include two children,
Kevin (Lorri) Pea of Mayville, Julie (Dean) Wild of Brownsville; two grandsons,
Matthew (Megan) Pea, and Nicholas Pea; two great-grandchildren, Emma Lynne and Jayden
Matthew; one brother, Marvin (Bernadine) Pea; sister-in-law, Marilyn Pea;
brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Darlene) Pautsch, and Keith (Violette) Pautsch; and
many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by
his parents; his wife, Arlene; one brother, Clarence Pea.


Private family burial will take
place at Avoca Cemetery, Oakfield, WI. A memorial service will take place at a
later date. Times for the service will be published once the service is allowed
to proceed.


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