The Green Bay Press Gazette, Green Bay, WI, May 12, 2007
Gary D. "Pep" Peppard, 56, Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in Marinette. Born on May 18, 1950, in Manitowoc, he was the son of the late Daniel and Henrietta (Klenke) Peppard. Gary was a graduate of Manitowoc Lincoln High School, Class of 1969. While in high school, he was active in wrestling and football. He later spent five years with the Manitowoc Chiefs Football Team and another five years with the Green Bay Rugby Club. Gary was a Journeyman Steamfitter with Fox River Valley U.A. Local #400. He will be remembered as an avid sportsman and outdoorsman, especially deer hunting and enjoyed his time at the Shiocton Gun Club. "Pep" was a true free spirit who loved to ride his Harley.
He is survived by two sisters, JoAnn Peppard (Jerry Kautzer), Crivitz; Mary Ann Peppard (Vern Wickman), Port Wing, Wis.; two brothers, Robert (Grace) Peppard, Charles (Julia) Peppard, all of Manitowoc; special friend, Nancy Hougard, Green Bay; many other family members and friends.
Private family services were held in keeping with Gary's wishes. MALCORE (WEST) Funeral Home, Green Bay, is serving the family.
Please visit malcorefuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.
Gary would want each of you to live life to the fullest. Memorials may be made to the Manitowoc Chiefs Club.