Christopher Pesch

Christopher Lyle Pesch

Sunday, May 29th, 1983 - Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Mass of Christian Burial for Christopher Pesch, 35, of Porter, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota. Visitation will be Friday, April 12, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota. Interment with military rites will follow the service at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Taunton.

Christopher Lyle Pesch was born on May 29, 1983, in Canby, MN, to Kenneth and Adeline (Grengs) Pesch. He attended grade school in Minneota and graduated from Lakeview High School in Cottonwood in 2001. At age 17, Christopher enlisted in the Army National Guard. In 2005, he was deployed to Iraq. He served for 22 months doing convoy security. In 2010, he was deployed to Kuwait for 12 months where he worked in communications. After his honorable discharge, he moved to Porter. He worked as an H-Vac Technician for Bisbee Plumbing and Heating in addition to several other jobs. Christopher loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed scrapping as a hobby and loved riding his motorcycle.

Christopher died on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after suffering an accidental electrocution while doing fractal woodworking in his garage. He is survived by his father Ken Pesch (and Brenda Alley) of Porter, mother Charlie (and Dave) Richter of Minneota, brothers Kenneth Pesch Jr. (and Leah) of Marshall and Jacob Richter of Arco, niece Karissa Pesch, his significant other, Stephanie Schilling, and numerous aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 12th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, April 12th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Rehkamp - Horvath Funeral Home - Minneota
    124 E. 1st St.
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    Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Service

    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Edward Catholic Church
    409 N. Adams
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    Rev. Fr. Zach Peterson
  • Interment

    Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Cemetery
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Team Bisbee

Posted at 09:16am
May hope and peace be yours today and always. With Sympathy.
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Jerry and Barb Mead

Posted at 01:37pm
We are so sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Renae Randall

Posted at 02:19pm
I am so sorry Ken, I don't even know what to say. Lowell called me. I wish you and your family peace.

Anita Thompson

Posted at 09:16pm
I'm sorry for your loss I met Chris 10 years ago and whenever I came to visit we chatted and made me laugh. Rest in peace.

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