Peter L. Roesner II, 58, of Petoskey, MI, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
Peter was born on July 26, 1963 in Winchester, IN to Peter and Rebecca (Roleson) Roesner. Peter grew up in Muncie, IN and spent summers with his family in the Little Traverse Bay area of Northern MI. He graduated from Muncie Northside High School in 1981 and attended college at Purdue University and Hanover College, where he graduated with a BA in Business Administration in 1986. Peter was a member of the FIJI Fraternity at both Purdue University, Lambda Iota Chapter and Hanover College, Tau Chapters (2 year President).
Peter later married Debra (Nelson) Roesner in 1998 and together they raised a son, Peter L. Roesner III, of Harbor Springs, MI. Peter dedicated his professional career to various areas of business, later following his passion to become an entrepreneur; launching new business ventures in both Ft. Wayne, IN and Petoskey, MI. Peter was an enthusiast of powerboating, downhill skiing, motorcycling, and taking beach vacations. He particularly enjoyed socializing with friends and family around the firepit at his home, overlooking Little Traverse Bay in Petoskey, MI.
He is survived by his Wife Debra (Nelson) Roesner, Son Peter L. Roesner III, Father Peter L. Roesner I, Ron Tedeschi, Brother's David Brandon Roesner (spouse J.J. Roesner), John Franklin Roesner (spouse Kristin Adams), and their children Nina and Adam Roesner. Peter was predeceased by his Mother Rebecca and Stepfather, George (Butch) Rodgers. Peter impacted many lives with his generosity and fun-loving spirit and will be forever missed.
Funeral arrangements are by D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls, 8325 Covington Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN 46804. Viewing is on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 3-6 PM, Funeral follows at 6 PM. Burial service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, MI on Saturday, November 27 at 11:00 AM.
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