Peter Eiserloh

On Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018, Peter Eiserloh, loving son of Mary Eiserloh and brother of Mitzi, Karen, Paul and Alex, suddenly passed away at the age of 56.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Indian Wells Valley Masonic Lodge located at 625 N. Norma St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555. Light refreshments will be served after the service.

Peter was born on Dec. 17, 1961, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Norman and Mary Eiserloh. He was the first of their five children.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing in 1985 and soon thereafter moved to Ridgecrest to work for Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, where he was employed until he retired in December 2017. He was a proud and longtime member and current master of Indian Wells Valley Masonic Lodge, #684.He loved to share his passion for the lodge, the Esperanto language and the latest technology of the day. He was known for his quick wit, his infectious smile and his kind and gentle spirit. He will be greatly missed.

Peter is preceded in death by his father, Norman. He is survived by his mother Mary Eiserloh; his sisters Mitzi Stolicker (Gary) of Belmont, Mich. and Karen Eiserloh of Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers Paul Eiserloh (Richard Howell) of Clearwater, Fla., and Alex Eiserloh (Lou Grenier) of New York, N.Y.; nephew Stephen Stolicker of Belmont, Mich.; niece Brigetta Roussien (Ryan) of Wyoming, Mich.; great-niece Ember Roussien of Wyoming, Mich.; stepmother Joan Eiserloh of Santa Rosa; and stepsisters Pamela Downie (Clifford Brite) of Sebastopol and Miriam Papke (Bill) of Ada, Mich.

— Submitted by the family of Peter Eiserloh

Story First Published: 2018-11-16