Allen Lane Peetz, 54, of Jackson passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born January 29, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edwin “Junior” and Elsie Nitsch Peetz.
Allen was a 1985 graduate of Jackson High School. He graduated from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a diesel mechanic degree. Member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ where he was baptized and confirmed. Attended Cape County Cowboy Church near Oak Ridge. Loved his horses, anything to do with farming, especially cowboying. He lived life to the fullest and he never met a stranger.
Loving survivors include his parents, two brothers, Lonnie (Lea Ann) Peetz of St. Joseph, Missouri and Shawn (Jody) Peetz of Jackson.
Also surviving are his maternal aunts, Elda, Allen’s Godmother (the late Kenny) Siebert and Alice (Bruce) Benton of Jackson, several cousins, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Linda Nitsch, his paternal grandparents, Edwin and Emilie Peetz, paternal aunts and uncles, Bernice Overbeck, Clarence Peetz, Wilbert Peetz, Ruby Sander, and Helen Moll.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 3, 2021, from 4 pm to 7 pm and on Monday, October 4, 2021, from 9 am until service time, in Chapel A at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Funeral service will be Monday, October 4, 2021, at 10 am, at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jim Matthews and Rodger Kiepe officiating.
Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Cape County Cowboy Church Youth Rodeo or Emmanuel United Church of Christ.
Pall bears are Steve Maintz, Doug Overbeck, Dean Sawyer, Richie Kranawetter, Sean Gray and Jeff Lorberg.
To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.mccombsfuneralhome.com; then click on the TRIBUTE tab of Allen’s personal obituary.
Traditional gifts, cards and contributions may be sent to the family at McCombs Funeral Home, Inc. c/o Allen Peetz, 640 West Independence Street, Jackson, Mo 63755.
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