Christopher “Chris” John Piehl of Wausau, died Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born October 5, 1961 in Wausau, son of the late William and Alice (Novitzke) Piehl.
Family and sports meant everything to Chris. He was always ready for a family picnic, bingo party or an invitation to visit. Friends and family knew there would be discussions about the Packers, Brewers, Badgers or Bucks whenever Chris was around. He loved to travel and loved to join friends on adventures up North or other fun spots.
Chris was a member of the Newman Catholic High School Class of 1980.
His surviving family includes sisters, Sharon (John) Pijan and Polly (Fritz) Kimball and brothers, Terry (Alice) Piehl and Steve (Mary) Piehl. Nephews and nieces were a big part of Chris' life, and they included Jim, Rob, Paul, Scott, Adam, Kimberly, Joe, and Erin. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Tim Piehl and Tim's wife, Shirley, along with nephews, Rich, Kevin and Patrick and his niece Mary Elizabeth.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. Rev. Msgr. Mark Pierce will preside. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. until time of the Holy Mass at the church. Social distancing and masks will be required. The funeral Mass will be livestreamed at 11:00 a.m. on the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home facebook page. Interment will be a private graveside ceremony at the Edgar Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be offered to St. Michael Parish.
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