Peters, Gerald Waldo

Peters, Gerald Waldo

July 29, 1930 – December 15, 2017
Age 87 of Brooklyn Park, passed away peacefully with family. Korean era (noncombat) Army veteran. Proud life-long member of 40+ years with the Clover Leaf Creamery. A rapscallion in his youth, he met and fell in love with his wife of 67 years, Donna. In his words, he was proud as a peacock to have a wife; two daughters Lynda (husband Mike) and Sue (husband Pat); and then his grandchildren Jay Fancher (wife Stella and affectionately adopted 4th granddaughter), Lisa Fancher, Raeanne Holmgren; and great-granddaughters, Breanna, Kyla and Cayden. Also survived by Chi Chi the bird. Preceded in death by his loving mother Ella, and father R. Henry Peters; sister Lucille; brother Delmar, twin brother Herald (Corky); and half sister Lois. Private family services only. Memorials preferred to St. Therese of New Hope, “CARING FUND,” that assists individuals served by St. Therese who have out-lived their financial resources. St. Therese is non-profit. By mail: St. Therese Foundation, 1660 S. Highway 100, Suite 103, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota 55416. Don’t forget to include “charitable gift for to direct your gift). Via secure web: sttheresemn.org (Published in the Star Tribune on December 21, 2017).