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Henry Peters

May 2, 1930 ~ October 18, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Henry Peters Obituary

Henry N. Peters, age 93, of Staples, Minnesota passed away on October 18, 2023, at the Lakewood Nursing Home. His burial will be held October 28, 2023, at the Delft Cemetery with reception following.

Henry N. Peters was born on May 2, 1930, to Henry H. and Marie (Duerksen) Peters in Delft, Minnesota, with his twin brother Harry. He graduated from high school in Bingham Lake, Minnesota, as part of the class of 1944.  He served in the United States Air Force and was stationed in Germany. Henry was united in marriage to Lois Kintzi on September 4, 1956, in St. James, Minnesota. Together they had one daughter, Betty.

Henry was a banker and was in the industry well into his retirement years. He loved to mow, hunt, and fish. Henry enjoyed cheering on the Twins and Vikings, watching Wheel of Fortune and the Price is Right. He loved his collection of John Deere tractors, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Deeply loved, Henry’s passing will be mourned by his daughter: Betty (John Sr.) Moore; grandchildren Tiffany (Jared) Schmidthuber, Jamie (James) Retka; and John Jr.; great-grandchildren: Haylee Moore, Isabella and Savannah Richmond, and Lincoln and Jefferson Schmidthuber, and Gavin Moore; great-great granddaughter Harper Gottberg; sister-in-law Phyllis Peters, family friend Randy Richmond; nieces, nephews and extended family.

Henry is preceded in death by his wife: Lois; parents: Henry H. and Marie Peters; and his brothers: Marvin, Ted, and Harry.

A special thank you to the Lakewood Nursing Home Staff for the exceptional care Henry received while in their care.  In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the family.

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Graveside Service
October 28, 2023

1:00 PM
Delft Cemetery
49314 Co Rd 3
Windom, MN 56101

Celebration of Life
October 28, 2023

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Heritage Village
1803 Mountain Lake Rd
Mountain Lake, MN 56159


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