JANESVILLE—David “Dave” L. Peters, age 81, of Janesville, formerly of Edgerton, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Agrace Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Janesville. He was born in Edgerton on October 5, 1936, the son of Harold “Bud” and Bernice (Stricker) Peters. Dave was a 1954 graduate of Edgerton High School. He married the love of his life, Alice Jean Andersen on December 29, 1957, at Central Lutheran Church, Edgerton. Dave had been previously employed with Highway Trailer,… Read More » Janesville Senior Center and lastly working in the building maintenance department at the Hedberg Library, until his retirement in 2013. In his early years he enjoyed hunting and fishing but for his entire life, Dave’s favorite pastime was woodworking. For the past 6 years, he religiously attended the Janesville Athletic Club, where he made numerous friends. Family was everything to Dave and even as his health declined, he reassured his children and grandchildren by saying, “Smile, don’t cry. I’ve had a wonderful life. I’ve done everything I wanted to do. I have no regrets.” He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Alice Jean; 3 children: Bob (Mary) Peters of Carol Stream, IL, Barbara Johnson of Beloit and Kim (Tom) Mangione of Janesville; 8 grandchildren: Erika, Alex, DeShawn (Chris), Brianna (Austin), Victor Jr., Carmen (Henry), Logan (Tara) and Evan; 2 great-grandchildren; Emilia and Theodore; 2 brothers; John Peters and Bill Peters both of Janesville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Brenda; and sister, Diane Mayer. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the APFEL EHLERT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, Edgerton (Hwy 51) with Rev. Roy Poltrock officiating. Burial will be at Fassett Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of David L Peters 2018. Apfel Ehlert Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Death notice for the town of: Edgerton, state: Wisconsin