Nova Skye Peska-Fritz , daughter of Allison Peska and Larry Fritz, was delivered stillborn on July 17, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Private family services were held July 21, 2017, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, Iowa, with Pastor Doug Dauenbaugh officiating. Burial was in the Zion Cemetery, rural Ladora.
Nova is survived by her mother Allison Peska; her father Larry Fritz; paternal grandparents Robert and Peggy Fritz; maternal grandparents Lorene Peska and David Miller; great-grandparents Evelyn Peska and Eileen and Ted Fritz; four brothers Saylem, Zandrith, Channing and Ryker; two sisters Zaylynn and Raelynn; and numerous aunts and uncles. She joins her great-grandfather in heaven, Dale Peska, and uncles Steve and Tom Peska.