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Michael E. Peters

February 16, 1940 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Michael Peters Obituary

Obituary of Michael E. Peters

            Michael E. Peters, the son of Michael N. Peters and Theo (McCune) Peters, was born February 16, 1940 in rural Beloit, Kansas and passed away on December 28, 2023 at his home in Formoso, Kansas at the age of 83.

            Mike grew up in Jewell County, attending school in Formoso, Ks and several rural country schools. Following his schooling, he helped his Dad with the custom silage business. He and his father were also contracted to help remove the trees before the construction of the Lovewell and Waconda Lakes. He went on harvest for 3 years with Max Louder before starting his own custom harvesting business. He was a Custom Harvester traveling from Texas to the Canadian border for 38 years. Mike built fence & cut firewood when he wasn’t harvesting. He made his home in Formoso.

            On December 10, 1960, he was united in marriage to Janice Ruth Hettinger and to this union was born, Juretta, Mykel, and Javenia.

            Mike enjoyed the outdoors along with hunting and fishing.    He also especially loved his dogs.  

            He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael N. and Theo Peters; longtime companion, Dorothy Sjolander; one brother, Dave Peters; and brother-in-law, Delbert Mendenhall.

            Mike is survived by 5 children:  Juretta P. (Darrell) Anderson, Mykel R. (Tanya) Peters, Javenia T. (Rick) Stansbury, Kandi (Dennis) Wallin, and Allan Carlson;  two sisters,  Lavernia (Mark Stenson) Peters and Lila Mendenhall; one brother, Joe (Mary) Peters;  Grandchildren:   Taylor, Jeffrey (Kristie), Kindra (Jimmie), Michael, Jordyn, Colton (Hope), Rylee, Jeanie, Brian, Jamie (Yinka), Colton, Mollie, and Kryslynn; 7 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

            Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at the Caldwell Cemetery, rural Formoso, Kansas with Pastor Daniel Waide, officiating.

            Friends may call from 1 PM until 6 PM on Monday, January 1, 2024 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas where the family will receive friends from 4 PM until 6 PM on Monday.

            Memorials are suggested to the Solomon Valley Hospice and may be sent in care of Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, P.O. Box 326, Belleville, KS

            Online condolences at www.bachelor-surber.com

            Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th Street, Belleville, KS is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 

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Visitation
Monday
January 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Family Greeting Friends
Monday
January 1, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home
1322 19th Street
Belleville, KS 66935

Graveside Service
Tuesday
January 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Caldwell Cemetery
300 & L Road
Courtland, KS 66939

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
January 2, 2024

Caldwell Cemetery
300 & L Road
Courtland, KS 66939

Please note
MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO SOLOMON VALLEY HOSPICE.
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