May 29, 1934 - June 20, 2013
LAGRANGE - Joseph C. Peters Jr., 79, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Peters was born May 29, 1934, in Fort Wayne, to Joseph Charles Sr. and Evelyn (Martin) Peters.
Mr. Peters was a U. S. Navy veteran, having served in the Korean War.
On July 17, 1955, he married Janet Lower in Angola; she survives in LaGrange.
Also surviving are children Cathy (Gary) Heal of LaGrange, Linda (Craig) Weimer of Ligonier, Dennis (Tammie) Peters of Indianapolis and Martin Peters of Denver, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and siblings Eileen Neuhouser of Fort Wayne, June Hughes of Fort Wayne and Lester (Betty) Peters of Howe.
He was predeceased by siblings Lorene Winchester, Naomi Peters and Raymond, Gene and Kenny Peters.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2013, and funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, all at First Church of God, 777 N. Detroit St., LaGrange, with the Rev. Brian VanOsdol officiating.
Burial will follow at Brighton Cemetery in Howe.
Preferred memorials are to St. Jude's Hospital.