Peter “Pete” Paul Jaimez

Graveside services for Pete Jaimez, 74, Lawrence, will be private at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.

Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pete passed away peacefully on December 14, 2020 at Kindred Hospital Northland in Kansas City, Missouri.

He was born June 29, 1946 to Jean Carmen Jaimez and Julia Rodriquez.

He leaves behind his partner of 41 years Jeanetta Buzzard and there three adult children, Antonio of Lawrence, and his son, Wahya (Yezekiel), Ayala of Lawrence, AlesCia (Darren) of Kansas City, KS, Ramena Vega (Joe) of Topeka; and four grand babies, Anysia, Gabriella Moore, Jose Vega, and Veronica Vega, and 8 great grand babies. Elainia Gonzales of Houston, and four granddaughters, Jessica, Adrianna, Audrey, and Alexis. He also leaves behind 11 great grand babies.

He is also survived by his mother Julia Rodriguez of Coffeeville, KS, and five brothers: Mike of Topeka, Andy (Rhonda) of Coffeeville, KS, Tom of Leawood, KS, Gene of Lawrence, KS, and Allen of Topeka, KS.

He was preceded in death by his father Jean Carmen of Topeka; his sister, Christina Behrns of Haysville KS; brothers, Tim of Coffeeville, KS, and Sam of Lawrence, KS.

Pete enjoyed taking walks with his two grandsons, Usdi and Wahya. He loved Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs. He watched the games with his son Antonio. Pete enjoyed going on adventures and collecting rocks and driftwood.

He had so much fun taking trips and loved his family in Idaho. He spoke of his family here in Lawrence and Coffeeville all the time and all the good times he had growing up here. To name a few that he spoke of often were Rosalie, Louie, Rick, Connie, Margaret, Kathy, Uncle Pete’s son Pete, Louis, he loved all his cousins and family. He really liked Sunday dinners with the kiddos and grandkiddos.

He was a kind, peaceful, ornery, loving, funny man.

He was good at his parable: Highway or no way at all.

Messages & Condolences

From VICTORIA Ornelas Lopez...

I met Pete many years ago and he was always a pleasant person, so kind. Sorry for your loss. MAY HE REST IN PEACE

From Mike and Anita Ramirez (Topeka)...

It was a great honor to know Pete. He was such a great friend, and always friendly to everyone he met. Anita and I want to give our condolences to his family, and friends.

From Rhonda Ables...

I worked with Pete at J C P. He once gave me a quarter from 1946. We were both were in 1946,plus we both were in the class of 65. Every once in a while I would see him walking, I would if he needed a ride? Sorry to see of him passing. Prayers to all of his friends and family.

From Karla Johnson...

To the family, Marcellus and I are so in-depth of sorrow for all your family’s loss. Jeanetta, I feel very hurt for you, you lost your best friend. Grandpa Pete, it was nice to meet you again, fly high with the angels.

From Kathy Howarcd...

I am so sorry for all of our family to loose our Pete but I hurt deeply for Pete’s children, for his Mom and brothers and it’s a special loss for his friend and partner Jeanette. See you in heaven Pete. We love you so much!

From Ivan and Gloria Ray...

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From Jeanetta Byzzard...

To my partner of 41 years you will be missed highway baby

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