Peter Rohde

Peter Rohde

peter rohde
Peter Brent Rohde, 55, of Essexville, our hardworking and devoted husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Flint. Pete was born in Bay City on October 26, 1959, the son of the late Carl and Elaine (Smerdon) Rohde. On September 16, 1989, he was united in marriage to Nettie Sharrard, who survives. Pete will forever be remembered for his strong work ethic and will be deeply missed by his co-workers at Penske in Flint. His devotion to his family, along with his love of archery and fishing will live on in the hearts of those he loved for years to come. Pete leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 26 years, Nettie. He was the loving father of Karie Schultz, Brandon Rohde, Briana Rohde, Rebecca Rohde and Brittany Rohde and the proud grandpa of Nick and Chase Sharrard. Pete also leaves behind his siblings, Mary (Ed) Andrus, Carla (John) Bachman, Carl “Butch” (Judy) Rohde, Tim (Sandy) Rohde, Debbie (Alan) Gornowicz, Loren Rohde and Connie (David) Gribas, along with many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, Pete was welcomed home to heaven by his brother, Kurt Rohde. Pete’s family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the time of his 10:00 AM Celebration of Life at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.

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  1. Nettie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my Deepest Sympathies. Take care and God Bless.

  2. Nettie and family, so sorry to hear about your and your family’s loss, our hearts and prayers are with you and yours

  3. Pete was a gentle and kind hearted guy! My prayers to the Rhode family! Maureen (MacKenzie) Szczepanski

  4. Pete, will be missed here at Penske. He was fun, hard working and great person to be around. May god bless your family!

  5. Pete and myself hired in to Penske about the same time back in 2004. We both started out of the Pontiac terminal running SPO
    It was about a year later mid 2005 we transferred up to the Flint terminal. Working together pretty much on second shift for the next nine years we became good friends. He went through a lot in his life but for the most part maintain a positive attitude.
    He would often stop by my house Saturday morning after work to visit my grandchildren and play with my dog…TJ. As I remember it, Pete was the only person TJ allowed in without even barking at! Good with coworkers, children, and animals Pete was a great friend and he will be a great loss to many!
    R.I.P. Brother Rohde – You Will Be Missed!

  6. Pete was a great guy. He would come to work and share all his archery stories along with showing me the pictures he took. He will be dearly missed. Rest in peace buddy, prayers to your family.

  7. Pete was valued friend and coworker, always had a smile on his face. We will miss his humor and good natured presence.

  8. Our deepest condolences to the Rhode family. We are so sorry for your loss. Pete was great man and we are honored to have had him as our neighbor. Rest in peace Pete. You will be greatly missed…. Eli & Delina Sauceda

  9. Pete was a kind and gentle soul. A great person to work with…always calm and happy. I will always remember him and miss him.

  10. Dearest Connie, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother… May you find peace and comfort. Love to you Always.
    Linda

  11. My deepest condolences to the Rhode family. I have many fond memories of Pete from St. Joe’s and All Saints. He was always and kind and caring individual. He will be missed!

    Janet (LeVasseur) Timbs

  12. Nettie and family, We are very sorry for your loss. Pete was a good man and a good worker. He got along with all that he worked with, he will be missed by all of us here at ACC. God bless all of you. We pray for your comfort. John


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peter rohde
Peter Brent Rohde, 55, of Essexville, our hardworking and devoted husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Flint. Pete was born in Bay City on October 26, 1959, the son of the late Carl and Elaine (Smerdon) Rohde. On September 16, 1989, he was united in marriage to Nettie Sharrard, who survives. Pete will forever be remembered for his strong work ethic and will be deeply missed by his co-workers at Penske in Flint. His devotion to his family, along with his love of archery and fishing will live on in the hearts of those he loved for years to come. Pete leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 26 years, Nettie. He was the loving father of Karie Schultz, Brandon Rohde, Briana Rohde, Rebecca Rohde and Brittany Rohde and the proud grandpa of Nick and Chase Sharrard. Pete also leaves behind his siblings, Mary (Ed) Andrus, Carla (John) Bachman, Carl "Butch" (Judy) Rohde, Tim (Sandy) Rohde, Debbie (Alan) Gornowicz, Loren Rohde and Connie (David) Gribas, along with many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, Pete was welcomed home to heaven by his brother, Kurt Rohde. Pete's family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the time of his 10:00 AM Celebration of Life at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.

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  1. Nettie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my Deepest Sympathies. Take care and God Bless.

  2. Pete, will be missed here at Penske. He was fun, hard working and great person to be around. May god bless your family!

  3. Nettie and family, so sorry to hear about your and your family’s loss, our hearts and prayers are with you and yours

  4. Pete was a gentle and kind hearted guy! My prayers to the Rhode family! Maureen (MacKenzie) Szczepanski

  5. Our deepest condolences to the Rhode family. We are so sorry for your loss. Pete was great man and we are honored to have had him as our neighbor. Rest in peace Pete. You will be greatly missed…. Eli & Delina Sauceda

  6. Pete and myself hired in to Penske about the same time back in 2004. We both started out of the Pontiac terminal running SPO
    It was about a year later mid 2005 we transferred up to the Flint terminal. Working together pretty much on second shift for the next nine years we became good friends. He went through a lot in his life but for the most part maintain a positive attitude.
    He would often stop by my house Saturday morning after work to visit my grandchildren and play with my dog…TJ. As I remember it, Pete was the only person TJ allowed in without even barking at! Good with coworkers, children, and animals Pete was a great friend and he will be a great loss to many!
    R.I.P. Brother Rohde – You Will Be Missed!

  7. Pete was a kind and gentle soul. A great person to work with…always calm and happy. I will always remember him and miss him.

  8. My deepest condolences to the Rhode family. I have many fond memories of Pete from St. Joe’s and All Saints. He was always and kind and caring individual. He will be missed!

    Janet (LeVasseur) Timbs

  9. Dearest Connie, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother… May you find peace and comfort. Love to you Always.
    Linda

  10. Pete was a great guy. He would come to work and share all his archery stories along with showing me the pictures he took. He will be dearly missed. Rest in peace buddy, prayers to your family.

  11. Pete was valued friend and coworker, always had a smile on his face. We will miss his humor and good natured presence.

  12. Nettie and family, We are very sorry for your loss. Pete was a good man and a good worker. He got along with all that he worked with, he will be missed by all of us here at ACC. God bless all of you. We pray for your comfort. John


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