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Terrance "Terry" Piehl

February 9, 1949 ~ April 15, 2021 (age 72)


Terrance “Terry” Piehl, 72, Wausau, died Thursday April 15, 2021 at his home.


He was born February 9, 1949 in Wausau, son of the late William and Alice (Novitzke) Piehl.  On November 6, 1971 he married Alice Hanke at St. Michael Catholic Church.  She survives.


A 1967 graduate of Newman High School, Terry played varsity football and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.   Prior to his retirement Terry had been employed as a route salesman with Frito Lay for 30 years.  Among his favorite pastimes, he enjoyed music, especially the Blues, and was a big supporter of the Wausau Area Blues Festival.  He also enjoyed boating and fishing.  Terry was a 35-year member of the Wausau Elks Lodge No. 248. 


Survivors include his wife, Alice Piehl, a son, Robert Piehl, sisters, Sharon (John) Pijan, Polly (Fritz) Kimball; brother, Steve (Mary) Piehl; brother-in-law, Andy (Kathy) Hanke, Glenn Hanke; sister-in-law, Alonna (Al) Weinberger; nephews and nieces were a big part of Terry’s life and they include; Jim, Paul, Scott, Adam, Kimberly, Joe, Erin, Rick, Cherie, Tony, Sarah, Kevin, Nicholas and Travis.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bill, Tim and Chris Piehl; nephews, Rich, Kevin and Patrick and a niece, Mary Elizabeth.


The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Thursday April 22, 2021 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Wausau.  Rev. Samuel Martin will preside.  Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau and again on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church.  There will be a Parish Rosary Service at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Sixth Street funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Holy Name Catholic Church.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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April 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home
1302 Sixth Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Funeral Mass
April 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Name Catholic Church (Wausau)

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