Peter Nashleanas

Peter A. Nashleanas

Peter was born in Sioux City, Iowa, August 25, 1921. His parents were James and Constance (Zerolis) Nashleanas. He graduated from East High School in Sioux City in June, 1939. He was a proud member of the United States Army Air, 99th Troop Carrier Command, from 1942 to 1945. He was stationed in Weisbaden, Germany during World War II.

Peter and the former Eleanor T. Shuck were married in Sioux City, Iowa, May 6, 1944 at St. Francis Church. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, its Hospitality Committee, the Men's Club and Carmel Guild. After moving to Colorado Springs in 2000, he became a member of St. Patrick's Church. He was a long-time member of the American Legion Monahan Post No. 64.

Peter was employed by Iowa Public Service Company for 27 years. He also was employed as Sioux City Auditorium Building Superintendent for eight years by the City of Sioux City. He was a registered Refrigeration and Hydronic Engineer. His childhood hobby of building model airplanes remained with him into adulthood.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; two sons, Michael of St. Petersburg, FL and Rick and his wife Patricia, of Colorado Springs, CO; one daughter, Marcia, and her husband, Robert Rissler, of Branson, MO; four grandchildren, Martin, Michelle, R.J. and Patrick; and his sister-in-law, Em Shuck, of Sioux City, IA. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Adam, brothers Tony, Kenneth and Leon and his two sisters, Stephanie and Edna.

Peter's obituary appeared in the Sioux City Journal on January 22.