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Kenneth J. Peters
Kenneth J. "Kenny" Peters, age 61 of Linn, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011, at his residence.
Kenny was born July 10, 1949, in Jefferson City, as son to the late Barnhardt "BK-Skeeze" and Margaret (Keen) Peters.
He was a 1967 graduate of Linn High School and an Army Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
On September 28, 1968, he was united in marriage to Paulette Kremer in Frankenstein. She survives of the home.
Kenny was a truck driver for Midland Oil Company since 1991. Prior to that, he drove trucks for Temmen Transport and Stamper Feed Store. He was a member of St. George Catholic Church and enjoyed working outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren at home.
In addition to his wife Paulette, he is survived by: four sons, Scott and his wife Paula Peters of Linn, Jeff and his wife Tracey Peters of Bonnots Mill, Kevin Peters of Linn, and Doug and Stacia Peters of Linn; two brothers, Randy and his wife Barb Peters of Crystal Lake, IL, and Mike and his wife Margie Peters of Bonnots Mill; two sisters, Sharon Backes and her husband Danny of Frankenstein, and Cathy Shepers and her husband Dale of Eugene; and seven grandchildren. Kenny is also survived by numerous brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at St George Catholic Church with Fr. I.C. Medina as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. George Cemetery with full Military Honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made payable to a charity of the donor's choice.
I am so sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. Kenny was a fine classmate and I always enjoyed visiting with him when we would run into each other at events in Linn. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dick Otto Apr 14 2011 12:00 AM
Paulette: So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Please know that you are in my prayers. Time will help in healing.
Pat Philbert Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
Jeff, Tracey, Doug & Stacia - We are so sorry for the loss of your father/father-in-law. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Losing someone so very close to you is a hard thing to accept but remember he is always there watching over each one of you. Hold tight to the memories for comfort. We are thinking of you all!
Kevin & Stephanie Robinson Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
Hammer down & have a safe trip.You'll be missed my friend.
Phil & Paula Prosser Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
Paulette and Family, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patrick, Mary, Kaitlyn and Andrew Muenks Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
I am so sorry about your loss. I called and left a message with Jeff that we are in Branson & came down here for my birthday. You all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. I will stop by to see you before too long. Keep close to God. He will sustain you. One of his promises is I will never leave you nor forsake you. Please know that I love you and will always cherish you as my friend.
Jim & Sherah Heidbrink Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
Paulette, I was so sorry to hear about your husband. I hope that you will remember all the good times that you have had together. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Debbie Williams
Debbie Williams Apr 12 2011 12:00 AM
Thoughts and prayers for the family. HE will truly be missed.
John Tarpein Apr 11 2011 12:00 AM
God bless and help this family through their loss
KENT A. RUSSELL Apr 11 2011 12:00 AM
Paulette & Family, I was very sorry to hear about Kenny. It happened all too fast. I hope you find comfort in your memories with him. I will be thinking of you all.
Tracy Rackers Apr 11 2011 12:00 AM