Peter “Pete” Newman, age 86, of Pierz, MN, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, at the Pierz Villa in Pierz. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls, MN, with Rev. Gary Hendrickson officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Pierz. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7th at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Pierz, MN, and at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the service.