Peter E. Mensching
Peter E. Mensching Oct 23, 1959-Mar 12, 2017 Peter E. Mensching, 57, of Las Vegas, NV (formerly of New Fairfield, CT) died unexpectedly in Las Vegas on March 12, 2017. Peter was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 23, 1959, son of the late William G. and Therese Mensching. Peter moved to New Fairfield in 1970. He lived in New Fairfield for many years, moving with his family to Las Vegas in 1991. Peter is survived by his wife, Karen (Blount); his daughter, Ashley and his stepdaughter, Taylor. Peter is also survived by his sisters, Margaret Smith and Jane Cavanaugh; his brother William Mensching and former wife, Darla (Gardner) along with several nieces and nephews. Peter was predeceased by his daughter Morgan and by his sister, Donna Mensching-Kayser. Peter spent the last 40 years as a master builder and creative force in the entertainment based contracting business. Peter was a co-founder of SHOWTECH INC. in CT building such shows as Starlight Express, Singin' in the Rain and Siegfried & Roy at the Mirage. Peter founded both Creative Technologies and Themeing Solutions in Las Vegas producing projects at the Wynn Hotel, The Cosmopolitan Hotel and many other Las Vegas venues. At the time of his sudden passing, Peter was working at Above & Beyond Creative in Las Vegas, NV. Peter was a mentor to many who worked with him and his leadership and creative vision to conceive and execute large scale complex projects will remain a lasting legacy. He will be missed by many in the entertainment business. The family invites you to celebrate Peter's life at Biscotti's Restaurant, 4 Cottontail Rd., New Fairfield, CT on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am to 12pm. Contributions may be made in Peter's memory to Thompson House II, 4408 St. Andrew's Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89107.
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