John Peters

John R. Peters

1916 - 2001

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Our father, grandfather, great grandfather John R. Peters passed away October 2, 2001 at the Bethesda Personal Care Home at the age of 85 years. He was born April 10, 1916 in Lowe Farm, MB. As a young boy he moved to Chaco, Paraguay with his parents and his siblings. On July 29, 1939 he married Maria Neufeld. Together they raised three daughters and eight sons. In 1965 they moved to Canada and resided in Steinbach until his death. He was baptized upon his confession of faith on May 31, 1939. Surviving his death are his wife Maria; daughters Nettie Ginter of Steinbach, Elizabeth and Harry Falk of Bolivia; sons Diedrich and Della Peters of Steinbach, Dave and Margaret Peters of Steinbach, Jake and Mary Peters of Steinbach, Aron and Lois Peters of Dugald, John & Lucie Peters of Steinbach, daughter-in-law Anna Peters of Grunthal; 25 grandchildren and 15 great grand children. Preceding his death are his parents, one daughter, three sons, one sister and one brother. The Funeral Service was held Saturday, October 6, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach. Interment followed at Heritage Cemetery, Steinbach. Donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, 102-310 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB. R3C 9Z9.
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