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Obituary: Lance Peavler-Trentham

May 20, 2015 06:42PM, Published by Jim, Categories: Obituary




Lance Peavler-Trentham, age 44, of Columbus, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Visitation for Lance will be at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road in Beaver Dam, on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.  Funeral services will follow at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 11:00 AM.  Rev. Sandra Schieble will officiate.  Burial will take place at Southern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

Lance was born on September 13, 1970 in Libertyville, Illinois, the son of John Peavler and Sandra Dore.  After high school, he began his career in the military. Sergeant First Class Lance C. Peavler, joined the regular Army in 1991 as a 13F; Fire Support Specialist and was honorably discharged in 1994 from Fort Hood, TX. He then joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard in 1995 and served with HHB 1-126th and retired on February 22, 2014 where he served with HHC 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. He deployed twice during his career, first in 1997 in support of Contingency Operation Joint Endeavour in Bosnia and again in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Kuwait 2005-2006. He served with distinction and earned many commendations throughout his career.  SFC Peavler was loved and respected by his soldiers.

Lance also earned his bachelor’s degree in project management and was currently working for Wall-Tech in Madison.  He enjoyed antiques and classic cars and would rebuild hotrods/custom cars.  Lance also took pride in his carpentry skills and flipped houses and was refurbishing the farm house he lived in. 

Survivors include his wife, Robyn Trentham of Columbus; his step daughter, Esse Kaftanski; his two children, Kayla Peavler and Cody Peavler, both of Texas; his parents, John (Margaret) Peavler of Winthrop Harbor and Sandra Dore of Sturtevant; his half-brother, Lonnie and half-sister, Katie;  his mother-in-law, Carol Trentham; his sister-in-law, Melody (Jerry) Enderle of Jackson, other relatives and friends.  Lance was preceded in death by several of his beloved Army comrades. 

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com 



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