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Peters, Carl John (1944 - 2021)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 6/21/2021 at 19:09:41

Name of deceased: Carl John Peters

Aged: 76 yrs, 9 mo, 9 days

Residence: Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: Aug. 17, 1944; Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Died: May 26, 2021; Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, Douglas County, NE

Funeral services: Friday, June 4, 2021; St. Boniface Catholic Church, Westphalia, IA

Survived by: Wife, Judy Peters of Harlan, IA; daughters, Kristi Peters of Grinnell, IA, and Jennifer (spouse, Cory) Sornson of Independence, IA; grandchildren, Karen and Rachel Sornson; siblings, Kenneth Peters of Walnut, IA and RoseAnn Witherspoon of Nesbit, MS; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Alfred and Clara (nee Bensen) Peters

Education: Attended Monroe Township Country School, Shelby County, IA and graduated from Harlan (IA) High School.

Religious affiliation: Baptized at Altamont Baptist Church, Harlan, IA, and remained a life-long member

Military service: enlisted into the U. S. Army Reserves in July 1966.

Marriage: Judy Kloewer; Sep. 21, 1968; St. Michaelís Catholic Church, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Employment: Farmed for 22 years while also working at Western Engineering for more than 35 years; had a talent for designing and building machines; worked as a mechanic on stock cars; drove school bus for many years and coached trapshooting for Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton School.

Hobbies/Interests: Was an avid hunter, ice fisherman and enjoyed being outdoors; enjoyed reading; Carl was known for his barbecuing, grilling, smoking, and experimenting with meat.

Sources: kjan.com; knodfm.com; pauleyjones.com


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