Peter C. Troost

Born: Thu., Mar. 12, 1936
Died: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019

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Peter C. Troost, 83, of South Bend, and Deerfield Beach, FL, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Memorial Hospital. Peter was born March 12, 1936 in St. Joseph, MI, to the late Thelma Dorothy (Cook) and Edward John Troost. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Gail Troost. Peter is survived by his wife, Sidell Ann, one daughter, Kathryn Ann (Darnell) Wheeler, of Fishers, IN, and son, David Charles (Kim) Troost, of Lakeland, FL, two step-daughters, Kelly (Chris) Rudi, of Mishawaka, and Tracy (Ron) Harding, of Ft. Wayne, IN, thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Peter proudly served his country in the U S Air Force, and was in the Air Force Reserves at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS. He retired from Uniroyal after thirty- five years of services. Peter was a former member of Knollwood Country Club, B K Club, De Amicis Club, and Potawatomi Zoo. Pete enjoyed golfing, reading, winters in Florida and spending time on Deerfield Beach, in Florida. Visitation will be held 3:00 till 5:00 pm. Thursday, August 8th, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road, South Bend. There will be no services. Cremation will take place with private burial at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Potawatomi Zoo, 500 S. Greenlawn Avenue, South Bend, IN, 46615. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

Charitable donations may be made in Peter's memory to the following organization:

Potawatomi Zoo
500 S. Greenlawn Ave., South Bend, IN, 46615

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