Charles "Chuck" J. Peters, 77, of Rochester, MN died Friday August 28, 2020 at Saint Marys Hospital.
Charles John Peters was born September 14, 1942 to William and Edna (Villwock) Peters in Witchita, KS. At a young age his family moved to Red Wing, MN and later moving to Rochester, MN. He married Janice Distad on October 21, 1961 in Rochester, MN. He worked for Crenlo, International Transport and Clark Gas Station in Rochester and later owned and operated Sign Design of Rochester. After his retirement, the couple moved to Waterville, MN and back to Rochester in 2016. He enjoyed boating, NASCAR, golfing, and attending horse shows with his children.
There will be a private family memorial service. A public memorial service will be held at a later date.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Janice Peters of Rochester, MN; daughter, Terri (Jim) Pitcher of Rochester, MN; son, Matthew Peters of Napa, CA; three grandchildren, Matthew (Katie) Helgerson, Tyler Helgerson (Franny Armstead) and Michael (Victoria) Helgerson; three great-grandchildren, Helen, Nick, and Abigail; and three sisters, Janet, Mary Jo and Nancy Jo. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Ranfranz and vine Funeral Homes is honored to be serving the Peters family. To leave a special memory or condolence please visit www.ranfranzandvinfh.com
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So very sorry Jan and family. I will always cherish the wonderful memories and good times. Know that he is boot scooting in heaven now!!
Jan and family. So sorry to hear this. So many great memories of our boating years in Lake City. Prayers.
Janice, Pat and I were sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. I remember many of the good times. I'm sure Chuck and Jerry are riding around in heaven in the Olds waiting for us to get there. Those two were great friends. Some of the family gatherings were great times.
Loved this guy. Many many memories we shall never forget. Our thoughts and prayers to the whole family.
Gary and Becky Carter
Janice, we are so sorry for your loss. Amid the grief, such a long marriage can help ease the pain. Our prayers are with you.
Bob and Debbie Distad (cousin)
My sympathy to you, Janice, and family. Chuck loved life and really a people person. Love and prayers to you. Pat (Distad) Lane
My heart is broken for your loss! So very sorry to hear if Pete's passing. What a wonderful outgoing man he was. He was such a fun friend at all the horse shows. We even boated on the Mississippi river with him a time or two! He will be missed. May your memories bring you peace!
Very sorry to hear! Pete's smile was always infectious and he was always so fun to be around. Our prayers are with you Terri, Jan and Matt!
Sharon (Goodman) Johnson
So very sorry for your loss ! Had a lot of good times , back in the south port days . Hugs and prayers. Leroy and kathy klein