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Eugene Peters
Eugene Peters
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Eugene Bartley Peters, 84, of Rochester, MN passed away peacefully at his home on June 10, 2021.

Eugene was born on June 14, 1936 in Kellogg, MN to Bartley and Elizabeth Peters. He was the youngest of four children. Eugene received his G.E.D. while serving in the United States Army. On September 28, 1957, Eugene married Joan Jacoby at the Church of Saint Felix in Wabasha, MN. Eugene served for two years in the United States Army at Fort Hood, Texas, before moving back to Minnesota and beginning his career at IBM, where he worked for 28 years.

Eugene enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards, taking rides around the countryside, cracking walnuts, and listening to country music. He also enjoyed a good shrimp dinner. Eugene was a jokester and enjoyed telling stories.

Eugene is survived by his wife, Joan Peters of Rochester, MN; daughters, Julie (Kent Lawler) Meyers of Eyota, MN, Tamara (John) Hudson of Rochester, MN and Jacquelyn (David) Montedonico of Sharpsburg, GA; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Bessie (Charlie) Irish, and his brothers, Harold (Sophie) Peters and Francis (Jeanette) Peters; son-in-law, Donald Meyers; three sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at St. Michael's Catholic Church 451 5th St. SW, Pine Island, MN with the Reverend Randal Kasel officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment with full military honors will be held 3:00 PM Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Preston. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Mayo Hospice or Disabled American Veterans.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Peters family. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com

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St. Michael's Catholic Church
451 5th Street SW
Pine Island, MN 55963
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Jun
15
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St. Michael's Catholic Church
451 5th Street SW
Pine Island, MN 55963
10:30 AM

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J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

J Jackie Montedonico on Jun 19, 2021

The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

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The best dad, grandpa, great grandpa

N Norma Holst on Jun 15, 2021

So sorry Joan & Julie to read of your husband and father’s passing. Sad family time and sure he will be very missed. Prayers for your family.
Bud and Norma Holst

K Karen Skare on Jun 13, 2021

Great memories uncle Gene Joan, family come visit Leisen family farm for fun meals and visits my mom make sloppy Joe's. Ect, I remember uncle Gene's great sense of humor, smiled alot, easy going , remember seeing uncle Gene on farm last Aug gave him big hug. That was last time I saw him, so blessed saw him than, was last time saw him, remember him being good dad fun uncle good husband, grandpa Uncle Gene youll always have special place my heart, greatly missed Love niece Karen( Leisen) Skare ♡♡♡♡ four hearts from
My husband Steve ,Karen, Daughter Olivia, Son Andrew

G Gene Treder on Jun 13, 2021

Gene was a good friend and coworker at IBM, but we also shared an interest in harvesting black walnuts. He was one of the Good Guys, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Gene and Marilyn Treder

G Ginger Marien on Jun 12, 2021

Love and prayers to you Joan and all your family. Thinking of you all .

B Barb/Tom Barton on Jun 12, 2021

Oh how we will miss this mischevious smile and bright blue eyes. Our hearts go out to you Joan and family. Love you all.

M Mary Ann Bucher on Jun 12, 2021

Joan - I am so sorry to hear of Genes passing. I wish I could come to the funeral, but I have another appointment that day. It has been many years since you lived in Kasson. Contact me and we could meet. Mary Ann Bucher [email protected]

M Marlene and Clyde Honermann on Jun 11, 2021

Clyde and I are so sorry for your loss. We loved the times we got to spend with Gene and all of you. May he rest in peace and continue to be a help to all of us. Love you all. Marlene Honermann

C Carol Kasper on Jun 11, 2021

John, Carol and family send our love to all of you. Gene and all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
🙏🏻❤️

C Connie Hudson on Jun 11, 2021

Heaven gained another angel. Gene is smiling down at his family with love May your cherished memories be of comfort at this time. Love and hugs to the family❣️💔❣️

N Nancy Hockert on Jun 11, 2021

Dear Tammy, John and family, we are so sorry for your loss. God has taken home your loved one and left you with so many memories. Remember to laugh at some of those stories too. Love, hugs & prayers from us, Nancy & Tom Hockert

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