WABASH, Ind. -- Peter L. Shininger, 71, rural Wabash, Ind., died at 7:03 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013, at his home.
He was born November 1, 1941, in Defiance County, Ohio, to Howard and Anna (Hesselswardt) Shininger.
Peter married Bonnie L. Smith in Defiance on August 7, 1965. He graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in agronomy in 1967. He was a U.S. Army veteran and enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his mother, Anna of Ney; six children, 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters and three brothers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Shininger.
His funeral was held at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Wabash on Monday, March 4, 2013.