PITTSBURG, KANSAS: Peter Joseph “Pete” Pomatto, age 70, passed away at 9:33 pm, Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, KS. He had been in ill health for several years.
Pete was born May 6, 1948 at Pittsburg. He was the son of Leo J and Mary Sue (Turk) Pomatto. He was raised in Weir KS and was a lifetime resident of SE KS. He graduated from Weir Grade School and graduated with the Class of 1966 from Southeast High School, Cherokee, KS. He entered the US Army Reserves, serving for 6 years.
He was a member of St Bridget’s Catholic Church, Scammon, KS. He had also been a member of the Knights of Columbus. He worked several years at Pathfinders in Oswego, KS, and last worked at O’Malley Grain Company, Weir, KS.
Surviving is one brother, Frank Pomatto,, Pittsburg, KS and one sister Frances Schremmer (husband, Cletus), Pittsburg, KS; 3 nephews and 4 great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pete was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, KS for cremation.
Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at St Bridget’s Catholic Church, Scammon, KS under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude’s Childrens Hospital in care of the funeral home.