R. E. "Pete" Tanner, aged 96, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Houston Hospice after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-seven years, Kathryn Tanner. He is survived by a son, Charles Tanner, a niece, Ann Konikowski, and numerous cousins. The funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 am on Saturday, February 25, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1805 West Alabama, Houston. Immediately following the service, burial will be at Forest Park Lawndale. Rev. Lisa Hunt and Rev. Scott Painter will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.