Wayne Peters

Mesa, Ariz.

Wayne August “Punch” Peters, 84, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Woonsocket, died Thursday, May 5, 2016.
A memorial service will be held in Woonsocket on Saturday, July 2. Additional details will be published at a later date.
Wayne was born Sept. 6, 1931, to August and Alma (Spies) Peters. He grew up on the family farm near Lane and attended Vermillion College in 1949. He joined the Navy in 1950. When his father died in 1951, he was discharged to help his mother farm.
On Sept. 20, 1957, he married Marilynn Gutzmer. He worked on the Chicago Northwestern railroad in Huron and also pitched for Woonsocket and several other local baseball teams. Wayne moved to Mesa, Ariz., in 1968, where he attended Arizona State University.
He is survived by his wife, Marilynn; son, Anthony (Diana); daughters, Kelly (Mike) Langley of Mesa, Ariz., and Gail (Cindy) Peters of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Arlene Acker of Tea, and Betty Authier of California; three brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; six grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Wayne was preceded in death by an infant son; two sisters; and three brothers-in-law.

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    January 29, 2023, 10:24 am
    Sunny
    5°F
    real feel: 6°F
    humidity: 76%
    wind speed: 7 mph W
    wind gusts: 9 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    January 2023
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    January 1, 2023 January 2, 2023 January 3, 2023 January 4, 2023 January 5, 2023 January 6, 2023 January 7, 2023
    January 8, 2023 January 9, 2023 January 10, 2023 January 11, 2023 January 12, 2023 January 13, 2023 January 14, 2023
    January 15, 2023 January 16, 2023 January 17, 2023 January 18, 2023 January 19, 2023 January 20, 2023 January 21, 2023
    January 22, 2023 January 23, 2023 January 24, 2023 January 25, 2023 January 26, 2023 January 27, 2023 January 28, 2023
    January 29, 2023 January 30, 2023 January 31, 2023 February 1, 2023 February 2, 2023 February 3, 2023 February 4, 2023
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives