Danny A. PeerNovember 09,2012
Danny A. PeerDanny A. Peer
RUTLAND — Danny A. (Boone) Peer, age 59, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family.
He was born in Rutland on May 10, 1953, the son of Wilber Lester and Marjorie (Trombley) Peer.
Boone was raised in Rutland, where he attended Rutland High School.
He was employed for over 20 years at Westminster Cracker Factory.
He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and camping. He especially enjoyed ice fishing. His favorite location to camp and fish was Wallingford Pond. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the family home in Chippenhook, known as “The Homestead”
He is survived by his son, Jeremy W. Peer and his wife, Beth of Rutland and their children, Jaryn Peer and Westin Peer. He is also survived by three brothers, Wilber T. Peer, Proctor, John L. Peer, Bomoseen, and Lester A. Peer, Dorset; four sisters, Ellen E. Simonds, Tyson, Christine M. Barker, Chippenhook, Nancy A. Shaw and Marjorie Peer Bagley, both of Rutland, several nieces and nephews. A brother, Richard W. (Chogie) Peer predeceased him.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. in “The Homestead” in Chippenhook.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund, 103 South Main Street, Building 10 S., Waterbury, VT 05671.
Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home, 26 Franklin Street, Brandon, is handling the arrangements.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: V-2 No. 13, launched this day in 1946 from White Sands, New Mexico, takes first photographs of Earth from the edge of the planet's outer atmosphere; 1947: Walt Disney testifies before HUAC, names employees he says are communists.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vermont's brand discussed at Killington, state's attorney candidates Marc Brierre and Rose Kennedy profiled, Curtis reports about Rutland police chief's new job, and four arrested, charged for heroin, crack sales.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1935, New York gangster, bootlegger, ruthless murderer Dutch Schultz, born Arthur Flegenheimer to Jewish-German immigrant parents, and three associates gunned down, killed, at the Palace Chophouse in Newark, N.J.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Acclaimed illusionist & escape artist Harry Houdini, performing in Montreal in 1926, is sucker-punched by a McGill University student. Houdini doesn't know he has peritonitis - the punches are possible factor in his Oct. 31 death.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Police Chief James Baker to resign from the force at the end of the year to take a job in Washington, D.C., jury remains out in teacher killing murder trial, Rec Dept. releases report on what's wrong with White's Pool.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Well diggers in Cardiff, New York, find what is thought to be the petrified body of a 10-foot-tall man, perfectly preserved after thousands of years, which becomes a popular roadside attraction until proven to be a fake.