Clarence D. Peters
Clarence D. Peters
  • December 18, 1926 - August 16, 2015
  • Leo, Indiana

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Clarence D. Peters, 88, of Leo, Ind., passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born on December 18, 1926 in Henderson, NE, he was a son of the late Dietrich and Lena (Friesen) Peters. Clarence was a mechanic with Ford industries for over 45 years and was a member of Maplewood Mennonite Church. He loved his family and grandchildren with his whole heart and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Esther (Delagrange) Peters of Leo, Ind.; daughter, Jacki (Jim) Moore of Fort Wayne; sons, Tim (Melissa) Peters of Harlan, Ind., and Tom (Patrice) Peters of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; two brothers, Jacob Peters of Dallas, OR and Herb (Jean) Peters of Aurora, NE; and sister, Cornelia (Henry) Kliewer of Aurora, NE. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Henry Peters; and two sisters, Marie Miller and Hilda Friesen. Memorial Service will be Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 11:30am at Maplewood Mennonite Church, 4129 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial will be Thursday August 20, 2015 at 10:00 am at Yaggy Cemetery, Grabill, Ind. Calling will also be from 2-4pm & 6-8pm on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the church. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice or Maplewood Mennonite Church Food Bank.