Tuesday, February 17, 2009

A Letter From Mrs. Ice



LETTER FROM MY WIFE ABOUT HER DAD WHO PASSED AWAY EARLY ON MONDAY MORNING:

Hello everyone,

Thank You all for your thoughts and prayers through the last month. It has been a difficult. We are all hanging in there. We were able to share an incredible day on Saturday together. Dad had a party with the Angels. He was fishing, playing catch with his dog, talking to people, eating and drinking and even smoking a cigarette.(all air of course) He would interact with us and them. He was all smiles and seemed to be having a wonderful time. We will miss him so much but he is in a better place and God must have an awful big job for him to do to take him from us so soon. He had many things he wanted to do yet. He was in good spirits till the end and knew he was going on to bigger and better. So again Thank You for your thoughts and prayers. here is a copy of the Obituary or you can go to the funeral home web site to see it.

Burr funeral Home Chardon OH http://www.burrservice.com

Sincerely, Jamie (Liz) Ice


Richard Allen Peters
Born: December 13, 1949
Died: February 16, 2009

Services: Friday, February 20, 11:00 AM at Thompson United Methodist Church, 6758 Madison Road, (St. Rt. 528/Thompson Square), Thompson. Rev. Harley R. Wheeler of the church will officiate.

Visitation: Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. (on St. Rt. 44, 500’ south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square) Chardon.

Mr. Peters was in Sales and Customer Service at Home Depot, Chardon. He was employed when the Chardon Store opened. While in Wisconsin, he worked as a heat treating specialist in the steel industry.

Mr. Peters was a Veteran of US Air Force, Staff Sergeant, served in Korea during peacetime. He was a member of the Thompson United Methodist Church.

Being an avid outdoorsman, he enjoying hunting, fishing, and archery. He loved to teach children archery skills. Richard also enjoyed leather crafting.

He enjoyed riding Harley motorcycles with his family and friends.

He was a graduate of Milwaukee Institute of Technology with a BA in Metallurgy.

Survivors include:

His wife Betty of Trumbull Twp., whom he married December 29, 1998 in Chardon;

His mother Dorothy (Nee: Bishop) Peters of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, 2 Daughters Christine and Amy Fitzgerald of Wisconsin,

1 Step Daughter: Jamie (Rodney) Ice of Thompson Twp.,

2 Granddaughters: Carly and Megan Webber of Thompson Twp.,

3 Sisters: Pamela Grittner, Heidi (Ed) Zimmerman and Doreen (Eric) Olson, all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin,

1 Brother: Craig (Kathy) Peters of Milwaukee, Wisconsin,

Mother in law: Marlin Foley of Orwell,

Several Sisters-in-law and their husbands.

His father Kenneth Peters and wife Sharon Peters preceded him in death.

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