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In Memory of

Manuel Peak

August 23, 1930 - May 17, 2017

Obituary


Pete Peak, 86, of Colorado Springs Colorado passed from this earth into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He was surrounded by family and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his loving wife, Leva Glaze Peak, of 60 years. They were married at Trinity Methodist Church and later became active members of Sunnyside Christian Church in Colorado Springs. Leva and Pete loved to travel in their motor home as members of the Rocky Roos Bounder Club. They enjoyed sitting around the campfire, singing songs and telling funny stories with lifelong...

Pete Peak, 86, of Colorado Springs Colorado passed from this earth into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He was surrounded by family and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his loving wife, Leva Glaze Peak, of 60 years. They were married at Trinity Methodist Church and later became active members of Sunnyside Christian Church in Colorado Springs. Leva and Pete loved to travel in their motor home as members of the Rocky Roos Bounder Club. They enjoyed sitting around the campfire, singing songs and telling funny stories with lifelong friends.

Pete is survived by his daughter, Pam (Jack) Brooks of Englewood, Colorado and son, Gary (Judy) Peak of Ramsey, Minnesota. He has nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson. It was a blessing to have spent many wonderful times together. Pete leaves the legacy, to his family and others, of knowing the true meaning of loving God. He taught us to love one another each and every day of our lives.

Pete was born in Jonesboro Arkansas on August 23, 1930 and served in the United States Army here at Ft. Carson completing his service in 1951. He began working at Ent Air Force Base as a painter and followed by supervising the paint shop at Peterson Air Force Base. He retired after 36 years of civil service.
He served his Lord by working faithfully in many areas of his church and community. Pete enjoyed bowling two times a week, attending a weekly bible study, and volunteering regularly with Kids Against Hunger, packing meals for children in the US and throughout the world.

A celebration of Pete's life will be held at Sunnyside Christian Church, 2025 N. Murray on Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, May 22 at Memorial Garden, 3825 Airport Road, at 1:00 p.m. for viewing and a 2:00 p.m. for graveside.
In lieu of flowers the family asks you make a donation in Pete's name to Sunnyside Christian Church for Kids Against Hunger.




Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Funeral Home, Colorado Springs, Colorado.